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house Bill H. Joint Res. 42

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights.

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      house Committees
      Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties
      Committee on the Judiciary
    IntroducedMarch 31st, 2009

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Official Title

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights.

Summary

Constitutional Amendment - States that the liberty of parents to direct the upbringing and education of their children is a fundamental right. States that neither the United States nor any state shall infringe upon this right without demonstrating that its governmental interest as applied to the person is of the highest order and not otherwise served. Provides that no treaty may be adopted nor shall any source of international law be employed to supersede, modify, interpret, or apply to the rights guaranteed by this amendment.

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