Tutt Case – Partial Victory

The Tutt family case continues after a hearing in Dallas Judge Tena Callahan’s court on January 7. The hearing went from 2 p.m. until 10:45 p.m., with a 10- and a 15-minute break. Let me begin this update with some corrections and point out that the Tutts and their attorney cannot speak with THSC … [Read more...]

Judge Removes Children – Update

Last week I reported on the Tutts, a home schooling family who had their children removed by a Dallas County judge in what we believe was an illegal order. While the court date in front of a new judge is scheduled for January 7, and we are praying that the new judge will be reasonable and that the … [Read more...]

Judge Removes Children Illegally

On November 21 seven children from a home school family in Duncanville were forcibly removed from their home, in spite of no evidence of abuse or neglect, by order of Judge Graciela Olvera of the 256th District Court of Dallas County. Judge Olvera issued a removal order at an ex-parte hearing in … [Read more...]

Parental Rights and Medical Decisions

Tim Lambert

An Amish family in Ohio who disagrees with a doctor and hospital about the treatment of their daughter, who has cancer, has been sued by the hospital. The hospital is asking the courts to have “limited guardianship of the girl given to an attorney who’s also a registered nurse” in order to force the … [Read more...]

Ethics & Parental Rights

Tim Lambert

I read a recent posting by Michael Quinn Sullivan regarding ethics complaints in the last election cycle. These complaints were filed against him and his organization by two moderate legislators who were apparently trying to silence his organization in their efforts to alert the public about the … [Read more...]

Parental Rights Still Under Attack

Tim Lambert

Last week THSC sponsored its annual Southwest Convention & Family Conference in The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston. As always, it was a marvelous time of inspiration, encouragement, and equipping of home school parents, children, and teens for the coming year. We had a record crowd of almost … [Read more...]

Freedom and Liberty Not Free

Tim Lambert

As we celebrate “Independence Day,” or the founding of our great country, this July and at the same time watch the protests and counter-protests at the Texas Capitol during the second special session for the Texas Legislature, I am reminded that liberty and freedom are not free. Some home … [Read more...]

A Legacy for Our Children

Almost 20 years ago, the Texas Supreme Court affirmed the right of parents to home school in Texas. Since then THSC has worked to further the cause of home schooling, making Texas one of the most home school-friendly states to date. Texas home schoolers have benefited from the fruits of our labor, … [Read more...]