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 petitions for abortions without parental notification.”

Minneapolis Star and Tribune August 11, 1988, quoted in Oliver Trager Abortion: Choice & Conflict (New York: Facts on File, 1993) 9

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Author: Sarah

Sarah is a member of the board of The Pro-life Alliance of Gays and Lesbians.

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