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Parental rights bill passes Alabama Senate

BY: - May 31, 2023

A bill related to parental rights passed the Alabama Senate Wednesday.  HB 6, sponsored by Rep. Kenneth Paschal, R-Pelham, would prevent the government from overriding a parents’ choice of “education, upbringing, care, and control of their child unless the government demonstrates that the application of the burden is narrowly tailored to a compelling state interest […]

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Parental rights bill stalls in Alabama House

BY: - May 3, 2023

The Alabama House Tuesday delayed consideration of a bill on parents’ rights amid concerns from Democrats about what the bill aimed to do. HB 6, sponsored by Rep. Kenneth Paschal, R-Pelham, says that Alabama government “may not burden the fundamental right of a parent to direct the upbringing, education, care, and custody of his or […]