A Florida pro-life group believes parental rights legislation will be successful in the state courts if they face a legal challenge after becoming law.
Current Florida law requires that parents receive notification of a minor child having an abortion, but that can be done by mail – meaning that sometimes the notice would arrive a couple of days after the abortion. Two pieces of legislation (HB-265 and HB-267) dealing with parental consent passed out of the Health & Human Services Committee earlier this week and will go to the full House for consideration.
Lynda Bell of Florida Right to Life tells OneNewsNow it’s wrong to leave parents in the dark.
“Your child may have a special blood factor problem [or] there may be some other conditions that the abortionist does not know about,” she argues. “You cannot get your ears pierced, you cannot get a tattoo, you cannot even get an aspirin from the school without parental consent – but you can have an abortion, a surgical abortion? I mean, this is crazy.” ….
Read more at onenewsnow.com/pro-life/2019/10/25/parental-consent-measures-advancing-in-sunshine-state