It was an honor to work with these fine organizations to make positive changes for families. Brandon Logan, Director, Center for Families & Children, Texas Public Policy Foundation, Talks About Continuing Risk of Harm Chris Branson Talks About the Non-Offending Parent Jeremy Newman, Director of Public Policy, Texas Home School Coalition, Gives an Update on
It’s finally cooling down in Texas, and the heartbreaking stories of kids left in hot cars have faded from the headlines. So are parents now okay to leave their kids in the car alone for a few minutes? How about at home? It may be completely reasonable and safe to do either, but State law takes many such decisions out of your hands. Here’s what you need to know:
When is it okay to leave a child alone?
Imagine that … a bureaucracy needs more money to actually function. Read the whole story from the Texas Tribune.
I met Commissioner Whitman recently as part of a Texas Home School Coalition “get to know you” session with him. I was impressed with his law enforcement background and his commitment to shaking up the agency. I sincerely hoped it was more than just talk. It appears he was serious.
Mother: My Third-Grade Son Talked about Brownies, and Someone Called the Race Police NationalReview.com By Katherine Timpf Yes, as in the baked good. An elementary school in New Jersey allegedly called the police on a third grader for talking about brownies — yes, as in the baked good — over concerns that the word “brownies”
Child Accidentally Locked in Hot Car at CPS in Corpus Christi 12newsnow.com Emergency crews in Corpus Christi were dispatched to the Child Protective Services just after 11 a.m. Monday after an employee said she accidentally locked an 18-month old child in her car. The employee ran inside to get help. Bystanders were able to break
From an article in The Dallas Morning News: Texas House Speaker Joe Straus on Tuesday vowed to make it a “top priority” next session that lawmakers will overhaul the state’s protective services for children. Read the whole article.
An Open Letter to Republican Candidates Trump, Carson, Fiorina, Bush, Christie, Kasich, Pataki, Graham, Gilmore and Perry Dear Candidates: I write you today about Kim Davis, the Kentucky clerk who is refusing to issue marriage licenses to homosexuals. From your public statements, I must assume you are comfortable with her being jailed for defying a
The U.S. Supreme Court, in two separate decisions that Senator Ted Cruz labeled “some of the darkest 24 hours in our nation’s history” declared clearly that they are our rulers, and we are their serfs. Last Thursday, five out of control lawyers took a completely clear and unambiguous congressional statute and declared it ambiguous in
On May 21, 2015, I alerted you about SB 359 – a terrible law that, in part, gave police powers to for-profit hospitals. I urged you to call Governor Abbott and ask him to veto the bill. You did, and he did! Relish the bill’s quiet death here. Please call the Governor to thank him.