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Pregnant girls need compassion, not cruelty

The Florida state Senate has voted down several compassionate, common-sense amendments to Senate Bill 404, which would limit girls’ access to abortion and undermine their right to health and privacy.  It’s not too late for the senators to change their minds. The proposed law would require girls under 18 to obtain notarized written consent from a parent or legal guardian before an abortion, or seek a waiver from a judge.  Florida law already requires girls to notify a parent before an abortion or seek a judicial waiver. More than 200 girls sought such waivers last year. I interviewed Florida attorneys…

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