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Florida Imposes Forced Parental Consent for Abortion

Click to expand Image Opponents of Florida's "parental consent" bill gather for a press conference at the Capitol in Tallahasee, January 22, 2020.  © 2020 AP Photo/Aileen Perilla Two days after the United States Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana law that would have limited access to abortion, a harmful new abortion restriction is going into effect in Florida. The law requires anyone under 18 to get consent from a parent or legal guardian before having an abortion. Most young people under 18 voluntarily involve a parent or another trusted adult in their abortion decision, even if the…

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