Oklahoma teens are the latest target of Americans United for Life’s quest to cut off abortion access.
Now all minors would have to get parental permission prior to an abortion.
Few expect the bill to ever become law, but rejoice in just having it put up for a vote in the first place.
We can all agree that forcing women to undergo abortions or sterilizations is wrong — but so is forcing women to gestate and give birth to children they don’t want. It’s time we considered both sides of reproductive coercion.
Montana girls under the age of 16 no longer have the right to privacy when it comes to pregnancy and abortion.
An Alaska state court judge ruled a 2010 parental notification did not violate teenagers privacy rights or equal protection guarantees.
The 2010 parental-notification law has been ruled constitutional, but it still may come up before the state Supreme Court.
Although it’s never actually been put into effect, the courts may decide to change that.
Another ballot initiative fails to get enough support to win a vote.
If it passes, a girl of 16 or younger will need to have a parent talk to the doctor before an abortion.