Game of Truths- What makes that King or Queen rightful? It’s who their father was, of course.

The entire country, myself included, is under the spell of Game of Thrones and as a Child’s Rights Activist it is perfectly obvious to me why that is so. Family is at the heart of this epic story, whether it’s the meta-narrative or the bit players, and I believe that...

Fight the Digital Divide: Promote Marriage

Earlier this year, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) sponsored the Digital Equality Act of 2019 in an effort to close the "digital divide" by extending wifi access to more communities. Tech companies such as Facebook and Verizon, Apple (in this article, donating 9,000...

Marriage Isn’t About Making Adults Feel Nice, It’s About Raising Children

(Originally published at The Federalist) I read Chad Felix Greene’s recent Federalist article with interest because it addressed the institution of marriage and gay people, both of which are very close to my heart. I wouldn’t be the woman I am today without the...

Dear NY, Commercial Surrogacy is Bad for Kids

Re: S.2071 Child - Parent Security Act Dear Member of Assembly, My name is Katy Faust. I am founder and director of the children’s rights organization Them Before Us. We represent the party most impacted by S.2071 - the children.  The ill-named "Child-Parent Security...

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It’s Time to Put #ThemBeforeUs: The Global Movement for Children’s Rights

The marriage battle wasn’t the beginning and it won’t be the end of the threat to children’s rights. We must recognize that departures from the married mother/father family are symptoms of a root issue: the flagrant disregard of the rights of children. Therefore, an effective and just rebuttal to the many cultural trends that threaten the well-being of children must be child-centric.

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