Children

Family Research Council believes that the primary responsibility and authority over a child’s moral upbringing, discipline, education, and health care lies with the child’s biological or adoptive parent or legal guardian. We affirm that children belong first to their parents and families, not to their communities or governments. Government should minimize its interference with the exercise of parental authority, except in cases of demonstrable abuse or neglect.

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Model Universal Opt-Out Letter
4 Resources for Parents to Fight Transgender Ideology and Policy in Public Schools
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The SPLC's Teaching Tolerance: What Parents, Teachers, and Administrators Need to Know
Sexual Risk-Avoidance Education
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Parental Rights
In first 100 days, President Biden has taken a record number of actions against life, family, and religious freedom tracked by FRC
Children
FRC Praises Arkansas Legislature for Enacting First-of-Its-Kind Bill to Protect Children from Experimental Gender Transition Procedures Over Governor's Veto
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FRC Praises Arkansas legislature for protecting children from life-altering gender transition drugs, hormones, and surgeries
Adoption and Foster Care
How the “Equality Act” Is Actually Unequal, Unfair, and Unjust
Parental Rights
FRC urges US House of Representatives to reject the far-Left Equality Act
Adoption and Foster Care
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Parental Rights
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Parental Rights
FRC Releases New Publication on Biblical Principles for Human Sexuality
Parental Rights
FRC's Cathy Ruse Receives 'Activist of the Year' Award
Parental Rights
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Children
The SPLC's Incursion into Education
Children
Title IX and Transgendered Students
Adoption and Foster Care
The Value of Religious Organizations and Businesses to Society
Children
Population, Abortion, and Food
Adoption and Foster Care
Helping orphaned children is far more important than being politically correct
Parental Rights
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Common Core State Standards: FRC Position
Children
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Parental Rights
Southern Poverty Law Center's Teaching Tolerance Project
Adoption and Foster Care
Good News: Adoption Victory in the Supreme Court
Adoption and Foster Care
Stark Discrimination Against Faith-Based Adoption Agencies
Adoption and Foster Care
Homosexual Parent Study: Summary of Findings
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Adoption Works Well: A Synthesis of the Literature
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