Category Archives: Parental Notification

90% of abortion requests to judges were approved

In many states, minors are not allowed to have abortions without at least one parent’s permission, and in other states minors must inform a parent they are having an abortion. However, the laws allow minors to go to a judge and … Continue reading

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Judges denied only 15 of 3573 abortion petititions

In Minnesota, a minor seeking an abortion who does not want to tell her parents must go to court to get a judicial bypass. The Minneapolis Star and Tribune states: “From 1981 to 1986, Minnesota judges granted all but 15 of the 3573 … Continue reading

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Judge turns down abortion request- girl later thanks him

Judge Randall J Hekman refused to grant a judicial bypass to a 13-year old girl who wanted an abortion. A judicial bypass allows a minor to petition a judge for permission to have an abortion without informing her parents. It is  … Continue reading

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Former clinic worker: girls came in without ID

One former abortion clinic worker, who witnessed teenage girls getting abortions without presenting an id: “I can’t even go to a salon and get waxed without identification, yet all these young girls were coming in to get abortions without them.” … Continue reading

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Planned Parenthood worker wants her daughter to have abortions without telling her

Juanita Cuevas. who works as a medical assistant at Planned Parenthood’s South Sacramento clinic, wants her 14 year-old daughter to be able to have an abortion without her knowledge or permission. The article says: A Sacramento girl whose mother works at … Continue reading

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Teenager had 3 abortions, parents never knew

Abortion clinic worker Brenda Pratt-Shaffer she took care of a teenage abortion patient. The teenager had 3 abortions: One of the things that really bothered me that day [At the abortion clinic] was a fifteen-year-old girl having her third abortion. Her parents … Continue reading

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Parental Involvement: Abortion worker speaks

Margo, who worked at a late-term abortion facility, on how the clinic managed to avoid parental involvement: Where I worked we were a privately owned late term abortion clinic up to 20 weeks, and Michigan did pass a 24 hour … Continue reading

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Study gives reasons teens don’t tell their parents about pregnancy

“One study cited the 3 most common reasons why young pregnant women had abortions without telling their parents. They were, in order, “Didn’t want to hurt or disappoint parent,” “Thought parent would be angry at me,” and “Didn’t want parents … Continue reading

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my girlfriend didn’t want to disappoint her parents, so she didn’t tell them she aborted my child

When a bill requiring minors getting abortions to inform their parents was being considered, a blogger posted some stories from teenagers speaking out either in favor or against the bill. This young man was the father of an aborted baby. … Continue reading

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OB/GYN supports parental notification and consent

“Girls need regular medical follow-up after an abortion to detect future complications. It is highly unlikely that a teenage girl will seek appropriate treatment for complications arising from secret abortion, thus endangering her health. I cannot go home with a … Continue reading

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