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Advocates advise that First Amendment protects school choice

Aug 11, 2014 - 02:07 pm .- Faith-based schools should not be excluded from Colorado's educational choice programs, according to a brief filed by attorneys in a case which is due to be heard by the state supreme court.

German raid on home-schooling family draws condemnation

Sep 4, 2013 - 04:08 am .- German officials’ seizure of four home-schooled children last week prompted strong objections from American home schooling advocates who say the country’s ban on home schooling violates human rights.

Court decision ends Illinois 'haven' for underage abortions

Jul 11, 2013 - 04:11 pm .- A unanimous ruling from the Illinois Supreme Court means that a 1995 law requiring parental notification for a minor seeking an abortion will take effect, with implications in surrounding states as well.

Council of Europe hailed for religious freedom resolution

Apr 30, 2013 - 04:02 am .- A resolution passed by the Council of Europe's Parliamentary Assembly is being lauded as an important – although limited – recognition of religious and conscience rights in the public sphere.  

Chile faces criticism for giving morning-after pill to minors

Apr 3, 2013 - 04:07 pm .- A new norm approved by Chile’s Ministry of Health has met with disapproval for allowing the morning-after pill to be made available to 14 year-old girls without parental consent.  

Calif. gay therapy law erodes parental rights, critics charge

Oct 3, 2012 - 04:16 am .- Pro-family and parental rights groups are saying a new California law banning therapy for minors who struggle with same-sex attraction is disrespectful of both personal choice and parents' rights.

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