Parental consent and notification laws are built on a series of myths about young people, families, abortion, and the judicial process.
Many young people continue to lack confidential access to health care and that significantly obstructs their use of critical sexual and reproductive health services, such as birth control.
A new omnibus abortion bill will redo the state’s “informed consent” requirements.
The medical community has been clear: intrusive laws restricting abortion care undermine the relationship between health care providers and their patients and are based on political ideology, not on providing the best possible care.
Won’t someone please, please think of the men? Can we really be sure they know what they are doing?