How the Legislature Protected Children by Reigning in Texas’ Child Protection Agency Of all of the state agencies in Texas, Child Protective Services (CPS) may be simultaneously the most well-known and the least understood. Virtually every person knows CPS by name, but very few could describe accurately how the agency functions or what the realm of child protection law looks like. In criminal law, the death penalty is the gravest sentence that a convict can receive. The United States Constitution and numerous statutes create a closely knit weave of protections for criminals that tightly constrain the state’s ability to dish [...]
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It is no surprise to most families that the family and children are under assault in our society and culture today, and Texas is no exception. Almost four decades ago, a small group of activists started a grassroots organization to defend the rights of parents in Texas to teach their children at home. The basis of that right, we argued, was the fact that parents have a God-given right to raise their children. It is no surprise to most families that the family and children are under assault in our society and culture today, and Texas [...]
For Interview Scheduling Contact: Jeremy Newman Phone: 214-707-8445 Email: Jeremy.Newman@FamilyFreedomProject.org LUBBOCK, TEXAS – On Tuesday, Dec. 6th, 2022, Rep. James Frank filed HJR 58, an amendment to the Texas Constitution that would protect the right of Texas parents to raise their children. The passage of the Parental Rights Constitutional Amendment is the Family Freedom Project’s top priority for the 2023 Texas legislative session. A Parental Rights Amendment is the best way to ensure parental rights are protected for future generations. Right now, the rights of Texas parents rest almost entirely in the hands of unelected federal judges, who come [...]
Families matter, and every day they are threatened by entities that operate in the shadows and without accountability. Because family and freedom should come first, we have filed a Child Protective Services (CPS) bill that, if passed, will enforce greater accountability standards on CPS. While CPS plays a necessary role in society, they all too often function with an egregious lack of accountability. This omnibus bill was filed by Rep. James Frank as HB 730. It packages together several measures into one bill, making it an effective tool to bring about the greatest possible change. This bill will tackle [...]