H.J.Res.50 - Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights.113th Congress (2013-2014)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] (Introduced 06/18/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/15/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.J.Res.50 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/18/2013)
Constitutional Amendment - States that the liberty of parents to direct the upbringing, education, and care of their children is a fundamental right.
Declares further that the parental right to direct education includes the right to choose public, private, religious, or home schools, and the right to make reasonable choices within public schools for one's child.
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.
Prohibits this article from being construed to apply to a parental action or decision that would end life.
Declares 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.