Courts have effectively muddied parental rights, says group….

Featured Story

Charlie Butts

Parental rights are in disarray in some states but one organization is seeking a permanent fix.

At one point in American history, parents fully understood their rights over the upbringing of their children, but a confused set of rulings have eroded those rights. The source of the trouble stems from a U.S. Supreme Court ruling in 2000 in the case Troxel v. Granville.

Michael Ramey of tells OneNewsNow previous courts had ruled the state must have a compelling interest in order to override parental rights.

“That standard was taken away in the Troxel v. Granville case, and instead the Supreme Court simply said that parents’ decisions have to be given some special weight, and that’s a quote – ‘some special weight’ – which as a legal standard is extremely ambiguous,” he says.

That, according to Ramey, has led to a hodgepodge of court rulings that favor parental rights in some states but not in others.

“So there are still some states that have not allowed that standard to lower, but other courts in other states have said, Well, the Supreme Court in Troxel only says ‘some special weight.’ So even though we used to hold to strict scrutiny, that’s no longer the case,” Ramey explains.

“And those are the states where we’re seeing trouble; and the problem is that that list can continue to grow as long as the problem isn’t fixed.”

The fix, according to Ramey, is an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which would take a two-thirds majority in both houses of Congress before it is sent to the states. Three-fourths of the states would then have to sign off on the amendment for it to pass.

All Original Content Copyright ©2017 All Rights Reserved. “All Original Content Copyright ©2017 All Rights Reserved. “”, “”, and the “” logo, are Trademarks of the – All Rights Reserved.”, “”, and the “” logo, are Trademarks of the – All Rights Reserved.

Share this post:

Tagged In


The number of Orphans aging out of Child Protective Custody has grown at an alarming rate. The 127 Faith Foundation receives many requests each week to house them at our ranch. Our prayer is that the good people of our country will step up to the challenge and offer financial support for "the least among us." We need your help! StevieRay Hansen, Founder, The 127 Faith Foundation


Don't Miss


We make every effort to acknowledge sources used in our news articles. In a few cases, the sources were lost due to a technological glitch. If you believe we have not given sufficient credit for your source material, please contact us, and we will be more than happy to link to your article.

Latest News

The Same Shady People — A.K.A Satan Soldiers Own Big Pharma and the Media BlackRock/Vanguard and Their Globalist

By StevieRay Hansen | June 19, 2021

Owners Might Be Able to Facilitate the Great Reset and the So-Called “Green” Revolution, Both of Which Are Part of the Same Wealth-Theft scheme… STORY…

Read More

Haters Will Hate Those Who Speak the Truth, The Fundamental Conflict in Our Culture and in Our Politics Right Now is a Simple one

By StevieRay Hansen | June 19, 2021

It is a conflict between those who love the truth and speak the truth and those who hate the truth and want it repressed. Things…

Read More

Are you a Fake Christian and a Member of the Do not Judge Cult? What is a fake Christian? What is a Fake Christian? I Think the Answer

By StevieRay Hansen | June 19, 2021

Depends Upon How You Define “Christian” the Bible says that a Christian is one who has faith in the person and work of Christ as…

Read More

The “Great Reset” is Meant to Be a Global Project; Meaning, No One is Allowed to Opt Out, You Cannot Leave the System, Because

By StevieRay Hansen | June 18, 2021

Everything is Fine, and if You Left People Might Think Something is Wrong and Then Everything Would Not Be Fine, So Why Would You Want…

Read More

America Has Fallen into the Hands of God Haters, Warmongers, and Moral Reprobates,Reprobate and “Rejected” are the Same Word

By StevieRay Hansen | June 18, 2021

Here… In times past, it was American leadership worldwide which provided a haven for religious freedom. Now that the U.S. has succumbed to evil it…

Read More

StevieRay Hansen

In his riveting memoir, "A Long Journey Home", StevieRay Hansen will lead you through his incredible journey from homeless kid to multimillionaire oilman willing to give a helping hand to other throwaway kids. Available on Amazon.

Leave a Comment