Friday, July 25, 2008

Parental Rights Amendment

Relating to my post from yesterday, I encourage you all to contact your representative about the Parental Rights Amendment. Here is the joint resolution for you to read before you do.

HJ 97 IH
2d Session
H. J. RES. 97
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights .
June 26, 2008
Mr. HOEKSTRA introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights .
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled (two-thirds of each House concurring therein), That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:
`Article --
`Section 1. The liberty of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children is a fundamental right.
`Section 2. 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.
`Section 3. 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 article.'.

If you would like to see all of my previous posts about parental rights, click here., is a great resource for information dangers looming in this country. Many people in our government see your children as wards (property?) of the State. The international law section is refers to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child among other internation statues.

To find your representative, click here.

God has place children in the hands of parents, not governments. Parents will be held responsible by Him. God has given governments power and authority, but their sphere is limited. God has given parents the honor of raising and educating children.
Deuteronomy 4:9
Only be careful, and watch yourselves closely so that you do not forget the things your eyes have seen or let them slip from your heart as long as you live. Teach them to your children and to their children after them.
Deuteronomy 6:7
Impress them on your children. Talk about them when you sit at home and when you walk along the road, when you lie down and when you get up.
There are other examples in Scripture. Nowhere does he command that you listen to the king about how to raise your children.


kathy said...

I would like to suggest that you reread the Proverbs because indeed, it does suggest that you listen to the king with regard to advise about raising your children. Also if the suggested amendments to constitution that you have posted were adopted, you would throw out the baby with the bath water, so to speak. The UNCRC has a lot of good in it which is designed to protect children who are currently not protected but abused. In your hast and fear you are dismissing the good with the items that are more concerning. If there is concern over the 14th and the 15th articles, then let an amendment address these, not consider the whole disparagingly.

Applied Christianity said...


I did a search in an online concordance for king in Proverbs and did not find anything relating to your comment. Can you please be more specific?