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2011 House Bill 1602: Concerning parents' rights
  1. Introduced by Rep. Jim McCune, (R-Graham) (R) on January 26, 2011, recognizes parental rights, including legal guardians of minors, as fundamental and not to be infringed upon by government except in very limited circumstances. This act specifically protects a parent’s right to notification for general healthcare, invasive procedures, outpatient or inpatient treatment for alcoholism or chemical dependency, and results of tests conducted for sexually transmitted diseases and HIV. This act also requires parental permission for a minor student’s participation in any sex or AIDS awareness and prevention education program.
    • Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on January 26, 2011.


Re: 2011 House Bill 1602 (Concerning parents' rights)  by Lainie59 on February 7, 2011 

 Donna, I totally agree with you. However, I doubt it will have much support among the Democrats who believe parents should be replaced by the state, which is their view in all matters relating to children. (Remember Hillary Clinton's "It takes a village"?)

The sad reality Donna is that parents have willingly given up their parental rights by not being more diligent in finding out exactly what their children are being taught in public schools, by not demanding the filth that serves as "entertainment" on television, in the movies, and in the music their children listen to is stopped, and by being a good example for their children.

The lifestyles that certain adults live are also not conducive to the health and well-being of children and children learn by example. Add the fact the state goes out of its way to encourage sexual promiscuity, abortion, and the destruction of the traditional family unit and the violence done to children is irresponsible and reprehensible.

Re: 2011 House Bill 1602 (Concerning parents' rights)  by Donna Butler on February 7, 2011 

Thank You for introducing this bill.  It's time has come.  At the national level, you can check out ParentalRights.org to help understand the need for such legislation.

2011 House Bill 1602 (Concerning parents' rights)  by admin on January 1, 2001 
Introduced in the House on January 26, 2011

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