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Official Title as Introduced

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
11/16/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
12/13/2017Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
11/16/2017Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/16/2017Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Judiciary11/16/2017 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Constitution and Civil Justice12/13/2017 Referred to

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Introduced in House (11/16/2017)

Constitutional Amendment

This joint resolution proposes a constitutional amendment stating that:

  • the liberty of parents to direct the upbringing, education, and care of their children is a fundamental right;
  • the parental right to direct education includes the right to choose, as an alternative to public education, private, religious, or home schools, and the right to make reasonable choices within public schools for one's child;
  • neither the United States nor any state shall infringe upon these rights without demonstrating that its governmental interest as applied to the person is of the highest order and not otherwise served;
  • the parental rights guaranteed by this amendment shall not be denied or abridged on account of disability; and
  • this amendment shall not be construed to apply to a parental action or decision that would end life.