Orange bowtie with white polka dotsBioethics.Me

Parental Rights

Parental Rights Crisis

Child holds parents' hands

In the United States, when a married couple has a child, there is a solid legal framework that grants joint custody and agency to the mother and father. This is a reasonable assumption on the part of the law. There is a coming crisis in the realm of medical powers of attorney and it relates to the sharp increase over the past half-century of births to non-married parents.Read Article