House Bill 354: A Parent’s Liberty To Direct A Child’s Upbringing Is A Fundamental Right; Narrowly Tailored, Compelling State Interest Necessary to Overcome

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House Bill 354: A Parent’s Liberty To Direct A Child’s Upbringing Is A Fundamental Right; Narrowly Tailored, Compelling State Interest Necessary to Overcome
Sponsors:
Representative Kurt Bahr
Summary:

This bill specifies that parental liberty to direct the upbringing, education, and care of his or her children is a fundamental right. This right may not be infringed upon without demonstrating a compelling governmental interest.

HSLDA's Position:
Support.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

1/03/2017 Prefiled (H)
1/04/2017 Read First Time (H)
1/05/2017 Read Second Time (H)
1/19/2017 Referred: Judiciary(H)

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