Parental Consent For Abortion

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Parental consent for abortion has been a widely debated topic ever since abortion was made legal over four decades ago. Parental consent should not be needed in order for a minor to receive an abortion. Putting up additional legal barriers to make abortion even more inaccessible just prompts these young women to seek out dangerous alternatives, such as self induced abortion. It has been medically proven that safe, legal abortion is much safer for most teen girls rather than childbirth. Overall, making abortion harder to access for women would force babies upon unprepared teens, possibly ruining their futures and perpetuating a cycle of poverty. All things considered, any woman, as long as she is informed about all possible options, should
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