August 7, 2018
Senator Charles Grassley, Sponsor PRRA
135 Hart Senate Office Bldg., Washington DC 20510
Senator James Inhofe
205 Russell Senate Office Bldg., Washington DC 20510(OK)
I am writing concerning Parental Rights and address this to you as you were a sponsor, co-sponsor, or historically a co-sponsoring state. I have enclosed information on PRRA and Title IVd reform from the http://nymensactionnetwork.org web site which I encourage you to review and to support reform of the system which is destroying families in America to the detriment of children.
Parents, regardless of marital status, have seen their parental rights slowly eroded under the guise of “the best interest of the child”. A couple in Washington State brought before the court by child protective for sending their child to church twice on Sunday, and ordered that once is enough. A couple in Albany, NY brought in by the school district and ordered to place their child on drugs for A.D.D for deciding to try alternatives first. A father, labelled “non custodial” denied access to his daughter by police and prosecutors only to see her killed, http://nymensactionnetwork.org/2018/05/20/its-a-childs-best-interest-to-be-neglected-abused-or-killed-by-sole-custody/. Unfortunately, these are not isolated instances of denial of parental rights.
Daily courts remove children from a parent, resulting in millions of American children removed from parents by states desire to maximize reimbursements under Title IVd, which states readily admit to, most recently in Illinois (video making the rounds on social media). It drives both divorces and out of wedlock births, and even provides incentives for women to have children with multiple fathers. Combined with father bias, this system has resulted in 40% of Americas children living apart from their father.
It is widely recognized that single parent households result in harm to children, abuse, neglect, poverty and strains on the budget to provide programs to assist these broken families. It is an ironic conundrum that the government provides the incentives to create single parent homes fostering bigger government to “solve” the problems they created. One must certainly suspect this a design of an oppressive moral busybody Orwellian government looking to enlarge itself at the expense of individual parents. http://nymensactionnetwork.org/2018/07/02/parents-declare-your-independence-from-a-despotic-government/
It’s time to reform this system of injustice and restore Parental Rights.
Sen. Roger Wicker, 555 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg
Washington DC 20510
Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, G12 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg.
Sen. Richard Burr, 215 Russell Senate Office Bldg.
Sen. Pat Roberts, 109 Hart Senate Office Building
Sen. Mike Enzi, 379 Russell Senate Office Bldg.
Sen. Marco Rubio, 284 Russell Senate Office Bldg.
Sen. Lamar Alexander, 455 Dirksen Senate Office Bldg.
Sen. Steve Daines, 320 Hart Senate Office Bldg.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski, 522 Hart Senate Office Bldg.
Sen. Johnny Isakson, 131 Russell Senate office Bldg.
Sen. Todd Young, 400 Russell Senate Office Bldg.
Sen. Dan Sullivan, 702 Hart Senate Office Bldg.
Sen. Rand Paul, 167 Russell Senate Office Bldg.