Archive for Tag: parental rights

Azzariti opposes lowering consent age for behavioral health care

TRENTON, N.J. – The Senate Health, Human Services and Senior Citizens Committee is poised to consider bills lowering the age minors can consent to behavioral health treatment Thursday, which Assemblyman John Azzariti says is an affront to parental rights and diminishes the importance of family engagement. Sen. Joseph Vitale’s...

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Barranco speaks up for parents at BOE meeting, challenges changes to school code

TRENTON, N.J. – During the public comment period of the New Jersey State Board of Education’s monthly meeting Wednesday afternoon, Assemblyman Christian Barranco espoused the importance of parental rights as the board attempts to backpedal recent changes to the equity code. WATCH: Barranco speaks up for parents at BOE...

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DiMaio calls for special session to protect parental rights

TRENTON, N.J. – It’s back to school for New Jersey students and teachers this week. It should also be back to Trenton for state legislators, says Assembly Republican Leader John DiMaio. He is calling on Senate President Nick Scutari and Assembly Speaker Craig Coughlin to put to vote a...

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