No, they can't--not that it's not a good idea (and arguably, people should have to take a class and get some sort of certification *before* being allowed to have children), but this country respects parental rights to a near-absolute degree, including, unfortunately, the right to be a bad parent. Until and until a parent does something so bad (abandonment; child endangerment; etc.) that they actually violate the law, the courts have no power over how they parent.
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