Latest Parental consent Stories

2011-03-28 15:35:00

Parental Involvement Laws Reduce In-State Abortion Rates by About 15 Percent WASHINGTON, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael New, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the University of Alabama, recently published a study on abortion in State Politics and Policy Quarterly, the top state politics journal in the country. The Quarterly serves as the official journal of the state politics and policy section of the American Political Science Association. (Logo:...

2009-09-22 07:16:16

Many indoor tanning businesses require parental consent for teenagers to use their facilities, but most would allow young tanners more than the government-recommended amount of exposure during the first week, according to a report in the September issue of Archives of Dermatology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Facilities with specific state laws regarding parental consent or accompaniment were more likely to require these steps. "Exposure to UV radiation from indoor tanning lamps has...

2006-07-25 19:14:37

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate on Tuesday easily passed a bill making it a crime to transport a pregnant minor across state lines for an abortion to evade parental notification rules in her home state. The bill, approved 65-34, must be reconciled with the version passed by the U.S. House of Representatives before it goes to President George W. Bush, who strongly supports it. "Transporting minors across state lines to bypass parental consent laws regarding...

2006-07-25 16:27:10

By Joanne Kenen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - After years of holding off a vote on an abortion bill repeatedly passed by the House, the U.S. Senate on Tuesday prepared to pass a bill making it a crime to transport a minor across state lines for an abortion to skirt parental notification rules. The U.S. House of Representatives has passed similar legislation at least four times, but opponents had always been able to maneuver to keep it from a vote in the Senate. But the Senate has had a...

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