by Terri LaPoint
Health Impact News
In a recent article presented by Health Impact News, Richard Wexler, Executive Director of the National Coalition for Child Protection Reform, wrote of some radical views of the family by Elizabeth Bartholet, who is a Professor of Family Law at Harvard Law School:
Bartholet’s ideas are so extreme that they include requiring every family with a young child to open itself to mandatory government surveillance. (That’s not an exaggeration. There’s a summary of her views in the section of this post to the NCCPR Child Welfare Blog called “Harvard’s resident extremist” and the details are in her own book, Nobody’s Children, pp. 170, 171).
Bartholet has worked with another radical whose views we have exposed here at Health Impact News, Professor James Dwyer of William and Mary College. Dwyer believes that there is no inherent right to parent one’s own children, and has stated:
The reason that parent-child relationship exists is because the state confers legal parenthood on people through its paternity and maternity laws.
One of Dwyer’s books was even the required text for a course on Family Law that Bartholet taught.
Read more of this excellent article at medicalkidnap.com