Only via the voices and actions of thousands of Rhode Islanders can we preserve parental rights and protect our freedoms from those who seek to control our lives. Become involved with one of our coalition partners by clicking the link below … or scroll down to see action steps you can take today.
If you are a Rhode Island Congressional District-1 voter, our Center asks you to strongly consider making yourself eligible to vote for a moderate Democrat candidate in this September’s primary, so that our Ocean State might might be represented by someone who shares at least some of your values.
A bill (S0863) enacted into law in 2019 empowered the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) to develop curricula for various subjects that can be mandated to every school district in the state … a top-down, one-size-fits-all, centrally-planned power that removed authority from local school districts and, instead, granted near-absolute power to RIDE to dictate what is taught to our children. Petition lawmakers to reverse course and to support legislation – House bill H5498 – to REPEAL that 2019 law!
Make your voice heard and advocate for the liberties you believe in! Get in touch with Rhode Island legislators to help move freedom forward. Check out this list of contact information including both email and phone numbers for legislators in the General Assembly – it’s time to take action now! CLICK THE BUTTON BELOW for the list!
Get the education records of your children under the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)! Rhode Island parents have the right to know about all of the educational records their child. Click the button now below, complete the letter, and submit it today.
TESTIMONY MUST BE RECEIVED BEFORE WEDNESDAY AT 2:00PM. A bill (S0863) enacted into law in 2019 empowered the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) to develop curricula for various subjects that can be mandated to every school district in the state … a top-down, one-size-fits-all, centrally-planned power that removed authority from local school districts and, instead, granted near-absolute power to RIDE to dictate what is taught to our children. Submit testimony in support of – House bill H5498 – to reverse course and REPEAL that 2019 law!
It is time for you to demand that Governor Mckee immediately orders the dismantling of the existing toll gantries. Call on the Governor, the Speaker of the House, and the Senate President to publicly proclaim that they will support no form of new toll and that the gantries will be torn down and will never be used for any other ‘big brother’ purpose. CLICK THE BUTTON BELOW to be taken to an easy to use online tool to send a powerful message to the Governor and other key political figures now!
The Flanders Legal Center for Freedom and the Stephen Hopkins Center for Civil Rights are partnering to provide free and reduced cost legal representation to Rhode Islanders whose constitutional rights are violated by government. We welcome all inquiries, but due to the large number of inquiries submitted, we are not always able to respond to each one.
PARENTAL WARNING! Are you a parent who wants to know what’s going on in your child’s school? Social Emotional Learning (SEL) categorizes every student as “at-risk” of needing behavioral intervention. Watch the groundbreaking interview with Rhonda Thomas, the Founder of Truth In Education, and then…click on the button below to see the new opt-out guide to learn how to protect your child from the dangers of SEL now.
The left wants to re-write federal regulations to require public schools (K-12 and college) to affirm a child’s gender identity without the approval of his or her parents. If you believe that parents, not school officials, have the right to teach their children about issues of sex and gender identity … click the link below to fill out the form and send your official comment to the US Department of Education.
VICTORY! Thank you for helping us pass Senate Bill 2219 and House Bill 8230 into law, which now expands the definition of “Sexual Assault” to include the acts of any person in a “position of authority” over children under the age of eighteen (18) to include any form of “sexual contact’. Your voices do matter!
We are calling on our state lawmakers to reconsider a version of House Bill 6070 which was heard in committee in March, but then tabled. In passing legislation that would effectively prohibit the teaching of divisive race- or gender-based guilt concepts at the state and local level, our elected officials would spare us from countless hours of public acrimony at future school committee meetings in town after town across Rhode Island
Enough. It’s time to defend parental rights in education! By signing this action, education officials will be informed that you will hold them accountable if they do not put students first and do not respect the rights of parents when it comes to the education and healthcare of our children. #ParentsUnitedRI is a grassroots movement of mothers, fathers, concerned citizens, and groups across Rhode Island … who are banding together to preserve the rights of parents when it comes to their children’s well-being.
The Barrington Town Council is deciding if they should fly a BLM Flag on their Veteran’s Memorial. Keep politics off the pole, contact them by email to say that the veterans space should be only for honoring those who have served. Stop the progressives from doing even more to divide our country today!
Free and fair elections are under assault in our state. We must unite behind a common-sense election process that everyone will have faith in It is vital to restore trust among all of the people of Rhode Island when it comes to the integrity of our elections. It should be the goal to make it easy to vote, but hard to cheat.
From unjustified school and bus mask mandates, vaccination passports, political mailers to young students, inappropriate sex-education materials, radical gender and social equity concepts and, now, to the divisive poison of inculcating our kids with critical race theory principles … parental rights are under assault. Public schools are being transformed into a political tool of the far-left and other special interest groups.