parental consent

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parental consent

Permission granted to a health care provider by a child's mother or father for health care services.
See also: consent
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Mandatory parental notification before obtaining prescription contraceptives would impede the use of sexual health care services by adolescent girls, including their willingness to seek testing and treatment for STDs, concluded Diane M.
While its leadership has actively opposed parental-notification laws on abortion, for example, one AAP poll showed a full 49 percent of the membership in favor of parental notification laws.
Justice Powell and the three concurring justices held that the Massachusetts statute was invalid because it violated the constitutional right of a mature minor to decide with her physician whether or not to have an abortion and because it imposed an unconstitutional requirement of parental notification in all cases.
No parental notification, waiting period, or counseling required for purchase.
To build that lasting bridge of school-to-home communications, 16 public school districts in Indiana have recently joined numerous others in the state by selecting the SchoolReach parent notification system to provide emergency alert and parental notification messaging for its schools.
The nation's abortion rate has declined for many years because of the tireless work of and growth of pregnancy resource centers, pro-life educational campaigns, and the enactment of state laws such as parental notification and informed consent.
The majority of senate Republicans did not support the repeal of parental notification that was passed and signed by Governor Lynch.
It turns the notion of parental notification into a sham.
That's why similar parental notification laws have been consistently opposed by the very professionals parents entrust with the medical care of the targeted teenage girls.
Disgruntled voters also swept out independent ballot proposals that would have lowered the cost of prescription drugs, required parental notification of a minor's abortion and regulated the energy market.
1) If parental notification were legally mandated, 59% of young women say they would go to a clinic for prescription contraceptives; however, 13% would use rhythm or withdrawal, and 6% would have sex without contraceptives.
On the other hand, Colorado voters approved a parental notification measure regarding abortions for minors by a 59 percent to 41 percent margin.

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