• Parental rights •
March 28, 2008
A recent op-ed in The New York Times by novelist Harlan Coben generated a bit of discussion when he argued that parents should install spyware on their children’s computers to track their activity. On today’s program, Dr. Mohler looks at Mr. Coben’s article as well as the response to it and asks what it all…
March 10, 2008
Like a bolt from the blue, a California appeals court has ruled that the state’s parents have no constitutional right to homeschool their own children. In a flash, a child welfare case that no one had noticed has become a flash point of controversy in the nation. Will homeschooling be ruled illegal in California? On…
October 18, 2007
Who makes the crucial decisions about the education of your children? The rights of parents to make these essential decisions must be asserted and defended in every generation. There are others who would wish to make those decisions concerning your children. Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby joins Dr. Mohler on today’s show for a needed…
October 18, 2007
Who makes the crucial decisions about the education of your children? The rights of parents to make these essential decisions must be asserted and defended in every generation. There are others who would wish to make those decisions concerning your children.
February 6, 2007
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March 20, 2006
Something has gone wrong in a society that must come to grips with a growing problem of self-mutilation. Some now estimate that as many as 2 million Americans — most of them very young — are cutting themselves.
December 12, 2005
Writing in the December 11, 2005 edition of the New York Times, Lisa Baker describes her experience as a surrogate mother. Her self-portait as a surrogate should serve as a warning of what happens when reproduction is severed from marriage and the procreative bond.
December 7, 2005
George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley identifies himself as “pro-choice,” but he sees a dangerous absolutism in the abortion movement. Writing in USA Today, he argues that the movement’s opposition to parental notification laws represents an “unbridled passion that often seems more a matter of blind faith than reasoned principle.”
November 21, 2005
Bookstore shelves abound with titles offering advice for parents. Various psychologists, self-appointed “experts,” and medical doctors offer advice on a range of topics, reflecting an ever broader array of worldviews. Books on parenting adolescents have been a special growth industry for some time, with puzzled and harried parents often trying to figure out what is going on in the minds of their teenagers. A new offering in this field, The Teen Code, now offers advice on parenting teens with a unique twist–the book was written by a 17-year-old boy.