These bills not only help protect parental rights (as dictated in Utah’s Constitution), but they also provide important support to Utah’s children. Routines and normalcy have been disrupted and it would be wise to give families...
This bill allows parents to excuse their children from government schools due to an illness without requiring a doctor's note.
This bill allows parents to excuse their children from government schools for issues pertaining to mental health.
This bill makes Kindergarten mandatory for 5-year-olds and intervenes into homeschooling families who avoid the government school system for these young children.
This bill improves parental rights in education by ensuring that truancy punishments do not apply to younger children, and that parents of older children are not criminalized for their truancy.
Justice and Due Process
A Utah mother is being targeted by a judge for having THC in her system, despite being legally allowed to.
Legislation we proposed has now become the first of its kind in the country, protecting parental rights from overeager bureaucrats and police officers.
This bill ensures that a poor Utahn facing termination of their parental rights is provided legal representation and clarifies that a judge cannot compel the state to pursue termination if DCFS believes that is not the...
This bill would clarify in state law that parents may excuse their children from school not only for physical illness, but mental illness as well.
This bill passed the House and the Senate with unanimous votes. Two years ago, Senator Mike Lee successfully passed an amendment ensuring that the federal government may not “expose parents to civil or criminal charges for...