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Catholic Bishops-Supported Anti-Choice Ballot Initiative in Florida Angers Other Faith Leaders

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Voters will decide in November whether to create parental consent requirements for teens seeking an abortion.

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Weekly Roundup: News on Tennessee’s “Gateway” Law, Parental Consent for HPV Vaccines, and Olympic Sex

In this week’s sexual health roundup: there is new information on the origin of Tennessee’s law that prevents schools from promoting “gateway” behaviors to sex at the same time that anecdotal information suggests teachers are censoring themselves because of it; a new poll shows that adults see the HPV vaccine differently than other STI treatment and prevention efforts and do not want to see parental consent for the vaccine waived; and a new tell-all book suggests that the Olympic village is a hotbed of sex, booze, and drugs.

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Is Rep. Amash Trying To Win Back NRLC With More Restrictions on Abortion in D.C.?

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Apparently the 20-week ban and Medicaid abortion bans were just the warm up act. It seems a congressman who earlier angered anti-choicers may be sponsoring a bill to get back in their good graces.

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Protecting Our Daughters from Government Intrusion: The Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act

Parents rightfully want to be involved in their teens’ lives, but if my daughter feels that she cannot talk to me at a big turning point in her life, it is most important that she have a trusted adult by her side. That is why I am so concerned about HR 2299, the Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act of 2012.

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In Florida You Have The Right To Privacy — Except If You Are a Teen Who Needs an Abortion

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A new ballot initiative aims to strip privacy rights from teens seeking abortions.

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House Republicans Say Grandma Isn’t Good Enough When It Comes To Teen Abortions

The House Republicans are once more trying to pass a bill that would forbid teens from going to a different state to get an abortion.

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Federalizing Parental Consent Isn’t Child’s Play

The push to federalize parental notification laws is back… and if last week’s hearing is any indication, it’s based on the same misguided arguments laced with a healthy dose of condescension towards young women and their private decisions.

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Congress Yet Again Proposes Federal Parental Consent Law

Once more the Republican controlled House puts introducing more anti-choice legislation as their number one priority.

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Anti-Choice Remind Us Once Again That Parental Consent Goes Only One Way

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The case of a young teen girl in Texas is another example of how parental involvement only matter when an underage girl wants to terminate a pregnancy, not continue one.

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New Abortion Restrictions Go Into Effect In Nebraska On Saturday

One law will make it harder for minors to access abortions.  Another will do absolutely nothing.

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