Where does Planned Parenthood stand on parental involvement laws?
Planned Parenthood strongly opposes laws requiring parental involvement in minor girls’ abortions, even though such laws are supported by 71% of the American public.
Though parental approval is required for a minor girl to get her ears pierced or take an aspirin dispensed by the school nurse, Planned Parenthood insists parents have no right to know if their daughters get abortions.
Planned Parenthood Federation of America. “Teens, Abortion, and Government Intrusion Laws.” August 2004. http://www.plannedparenthood.org/files/PPFA/teenagers_instrusion_laws.pdf.
Sadd, Lydia. “Common State Abortion Restrictions Spark Mixed Reviews.” Gallup. July 25, 2011. http://www.gallup.com/poll/148631/Common-State-Abortion-Restrictions-Spark-Mixed-Reviews.aspx.