H.J.Res. 107 (112th): Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relating to parental rights.

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Mar 29, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. J. RES. 107

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 29, 2012

(for himself, Mr. Fortenberry, Mr. Harris, Mr. Westmoreland, Mr. Fleming, Mr. Huelskamp, Mr. Lamborn, Mr. Duncan of South Carolina, Mr. Gohmert, Mr. Mulvaney, Mr. Kingston, Mr. Pitts, Mr. Walsh of Illinois, Mr. Manzullo, and Mr. Flores) introduced the following joint resolution; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

JOINT RESOLUTION

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

That the following article is proposed as an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes as part of the Constitution when ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the several States within seven years after the date of its submission for ratification:

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The liberty of parents to direct the education of their children is a fundamental right.

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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.

3.

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 article.

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