H.J.Res.42 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights.111th Congress (2009-2010)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Hoekstra, Peter [R-MI-2] (Introduced 03/31/2009)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||04/27/2009 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.J.Res.42 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/31/2009)
Constitutional Amendment - States that the liberty of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children is a fundamental right.
States that neither the United States nor any state shall infringe upon this right without demonstrating that its governmental interest as applied to the person is of the highest order and not otherwise served.
Provides that no treaty may be adopted nor shall any source of international law be employed to supersede, modify, interpret, or apply to the rights guaranteed by this amendment.