Visitation Rights for Grandparents

NPR's Nina Totenberg reports on the Supreme Court ruling that reduces the visitation rights of grandparents under state law, in situations where competent parents object. Yesterday's 6 to 3 decision came in a Washington State case, in which the grandparents obtained a court order that increased the amount of time they were allowed to see their grandchildren. The Supreme Court decided that the Washington State law violated the US Constitution by interfering with the legal rights of parents.



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