By Dave Andrusko For decades, parental involvement in the abortion decision of a minor has enjoyed solid support. It has under the unforgiving regime of Roe v. Wade; it will continue to win public support under Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health. Last July, for example, Rasmussen Reports asked 1,000 Likely Voters “Should parental permission be required before an abortion is performed …Continue reading "You can tell just how important parental involvement is in their daughter’s abortion decision by the Abortion Industry’s hysterical opposition"
By Sarah Terzo The authors of a study on teen pregnancy and the abortion decision found that: “The knowledge that as a teenage mother they would not be on their own and still considered as a part of their family was crucial to many young women in their decision to continue [with the pregnancy].” They quoted a teenage …Continue reading "Parental support is major factor in teens’ decision to reject abortion"
By Nancy Flanders A recent article from NPR laments that judicial bypass laws allowing teens to get abortions without their parents’ knowledge or consent may “disappear completely” in pro-life states if Roe v. Wade is overturned. In reality, the end of judicial bypass laws for abortion would be a good thing. “Teens can’t travel as easily as adults can, especially …Continue reading "Parental consent abortion laws are designed to protect teens"
The current Judicial Bypass process is a violation of Parental Rights BATON ROUGE – As reported in a NOLA.com article, a Lafayette woman is suing to stop judges from authorizing her minor daughter to have an abortion against her parental consent.: “Louisiana Right to Life strongly supports the mother’s efforts to stop judges from authorizing …Continue reading "Parental Rights Should be Protected in Minor’s Abortion Case; LA Right to Life Supports Parent’s Lawsuit"
By Anne Marie Williams, RN, BSN Editor’s note. The Illinois State Senate on Tuesday passed legislation that would repeal parental notification. In early June, Live Action News reported that Illinois’ legislature failed to vote on the repeal of parental notification for minors scheduled to have abortions. Mere months later, the Chicago Tribune reports that pro-abortion legislators are slated to renew their full-throated efforts …Continue reading "Illinois Senate passes bill to end parental notification as legislators make another push to end parental involvement for minors"
By Sergie Daez Editor’s note. This repost of an article that appeared a year ago is a reminder that no matter how awful a pro-abortion propaganda piece is, the major media will do cartwheels. Abortion is a humorous subject, according to Rachel Lee Goldenberg’s film, Unpregnant, and you can practically hear the guffaws from the Washington Post newsroom. …Continue reading "Unfunny: WashPost Loves ‘Unpregnant,’ the ‘Zany’ Abortion Comedy"
By Dave Andrusko There are few protections for vulnerable women more popular with the public than laws that require parental involvement before a minor has an abortion. So, of course, the Abortion Industry hates them with a passion. Imagine that: allowing parents to have a voice in a life-and-death decision about their own grandchild. As …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists attack parental consent law in Louisiana"
By Dave Andrusko Pro-abortionists have fought Illinois’ “Parental Notice of Abortion Act” without letup since its passage in 1983 (over the veto of then-Gov. James Thompson) and its update in 1995. The law did not go into effect until 2013, following a host of legal challenges up to and including the state Supreme Court which unanimously …Continue reading "Defenders of Illinois’ Parental Notice law cites decreasing numbers of teen abortions as pro-abortionist gear up for another assault"
By Cassy Fiano-Chesser Illinois, a state with abortion laws so liberal it is considered an “abortion destination,” may soon have one of its only remaining abortion restrictions lifted, if the ACLU has its way. The ACLU, together with Human Rights Watch and some lawmakers, want the Parental Notice of Abortion Act to be overturned. This would …Continue reading "ACLU wants to destroy parental notification rather than provide support to troubled teens"
By Lynda Bell, President, Florida Right to Life Editor’s note. This appeared a year ago in the March 2020 issue of National Right to Life News. It is a wonderful explanation of why parental consent laws are so important. Per the first paragraph, pro-life Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis did sign the bill into law. On …Continue reading "Parental Consent is a great step forward. Our minor girls deserve to be protected in law!"
By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. Our latest post from a year ago in NRL News Today is a reminder of how and why Planned Parenthood so despises parental involvement when a teenage girl is contemplating an abortion. The good news is the Florida parental consent law mentioned in the story passed the legislature and was …Continue reading "The Abortion Industry’s hatred for parental involvement laws"
By Dave Andrusko Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) today signed SB 404 which requires teenagers under the age of 18 to obtain permission from their parents or legal guardian before having an abortion. The measure had solid support in the legislature. The House vote on HB 265 was 75 to 43. The Senate passed the companion bill (SB …Continue reading "Pro-life Florida Gov. DeSantis signs Florida parental consent bill"