Troxel v. Granville also contains language that would seem to uphold the traditional view of fundamental parental rights. Unfortunately, the Supreme Court Justices vacated the earlier strict scrutiny test that required proof of harm before the government could interfere with parental rights, instead granting to judges the power to balance parental rights on aby-case basis. Prior to 2000, our nation consistently maintained that parents possess a fundamental implied right to raise their children as they see fit. That is no longer true in the United States!
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