Friday, September 4, 2009

Presidential Speech Broadcast in Schools on Sept. 8: Liberty Legal Institute Addresses Schools’ Responsibility and Parents’ Rights

IN THE SCHOOL

PLANO, Texas – In light of President Obama’s upcoming speech to public school students on Tuesday, September 8, Liberty Institute released the following statement regarding parents’ rights:

“In this country, children are not children of the state,” said Kelly Shackelford, chief counsel of Liberty Legal Institute. “Parents have the authority and will make the ultimate decision as to whether they will allow their child to undergo any such speech and ‘follow-up’ assignment.”