Parental consent abortion laws are designed to protect teens

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 …

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Parental Rights Should be Protected in Minor’s Abortion Case; LA Right to Life Supports Parent’s Lawsuit

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 …

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Illinois Senate passes bill to end parental notification as legislators make another push to end parental involvement for minors

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 …

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Unfunny: WashPost Loves ‘Unpregnant,’ the ‘Zany’ Abortion Comedy

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. …

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Pro-abortionists attack parental consent law in Louisiana

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 …

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Defenders of Illinois’ Parental Notice law cites decreasing numbers of teen abortions as pro-abortionist gear up for another assault

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 …

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ACLU wants to destroy parental notification rather than provide support to troubled teens

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 …

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Parental Consent is a great step forward. Our minor girls deserve to be protected in law!

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 …

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The Abortion Industry’s hatred for parental involvement laws

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 …

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Pro-life Florida Gov. DeSantis signs Florida parental consent bill

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 …

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Pennsylvania Abortion Center Fails to Ensure Parental Consent for Abortions

By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation A Philadelphia abortion facility has failed to ensure parental consent for some abortions, a clear violation of the long-standing Pennsylvania Abortion Control Act. Pennsylvania Health Department inspectors found that, in half of the ten pediatric medical records reviewed, the Philadelphia Women’s Center neglected to obtain parents’ …

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The Case for Parental Consent before a minor’s abortion

By Lynda Bell Editor’s note. This appears in the March digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please be sure to forward to your pro-life family and friends. This month’s guest presidential column is written by Lynda Bell, president of Florida Right to Life and chairman of the National Right to Life Board of …

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