A law professor at the oldest law school in the nation believes that there is no inherent right to parent one's own children. In an interview for CRTV about homeschooling, Professor James G. Dwyer told syndicated columnist Michelle Malkin that: "The reason that parent-child relationship exists is because the state confers legal parenthood on people through its paternity and maternity laws." An investigation into Dwyer's writings and history reveals that this alarming statement was not an exaggerated statement taken out of context or misrepresented by a conservative journalist. Instead, the statement appears to be a foundational core belief held by a man who formerly worked in New York state family courts as a Law Guardian, which is the equivalent of a Guardian ad Litem. Dwyer's writings now influences policy within the family court system. Dwyer argues: "Courts should recognize that newborn babies, much more clearly than birth parents, have fundamental interests at stake in the state's selection of legal parents and, therefore, a much stronger claim to constitutional protection."This guy is a nutjob. I found https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2MQrrlaT0h4 and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSX7scZDnTE. The first link, he talks about his book, and it's all gibberish to me. The second link ("Restricting Parental Speech") is an hour long but gets interesting in the second half. He is on a panel with Jay Sekulow and another lawyer, both of whom disagree with him on many points. Jay's reactions are pretty funny in some cases, and Dwyer gets a gasp from the audience at one point (this exchange starts at 42:20).