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I want to say No because I know that otherwise kids in trouble may resort to other really harmful and desperate measures. Although, this is a somewhat significant medical procedure and parents should be informed. The morning after pill, however, should... 6 years ago from a Democrat in Pasadena, CA
If the patient states that she does not want her parents/guardians notified, then a public guardian should review the case and approve the procedure, as quickly as possible. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Diamond Bar, CA
Yes, any medical procedure performed on a minor, as defined by persons under the age of 18, should be granted formal permission by the parents or guardians of the minor. Parents and guardians are responsible for the well-being of their child until they... 6 years ago from a Libertarian in Petaluma, CA
Yes, with the caveat of social services also being informed. Parents are responsible for their minor children--legally & socially. They should not be cut out of this enormously important decision. But there is a percentage of bad situations for these... 6 years ago from a Democrat in Glendale, CA
Yes, but only for minors under 18. 18 is the legal age of adulthood. parent are not required to care for their children at that point nor can they make medical decisions on their behalf. that said they should know what is going on. 6 years ago from a Democrat in Folsom, CA
I think it depends on a number of circumstances. First, is this a medical or a surgical abortion? For medical, I think it's unnecessary, but for surgical, there should be parental notification. Second, why is the minor getting an abortion? Is sexual... 6 years ago from a Democrat in Pasadena, CA
Yes, unless the minor can successfully petition the court that it would cause harm to notify the parents. 6 years ago from a Green in La Mesa, CA
No. What if the parent is a molester responsible for the pregnancy in the first place? Or what if the parent is a religious extremist who would force the child to have a baby they didn't want. 6 years ago from a Green in Mill Valley, CA
Its the minor's decision, but should be strongly advised to tell the guardians after the procedure. 6 years ago from a Democrat in La Jolla, CA
Only if procedure is non life threatening. 6 years ago from a Libertarian in Alamo, CA
I am against any abortion procedure, unless the mother's life is in danger and there is no alternative. 6 years ago from a Green in Corona, CA
Yes, except for verified cases of incest. 7 years ago from a Democrat in Thousand Oaks, CA
Yes, but the decision should be left to the minor. 7 years ago from a Republican in La Puente, CA
Req. notification and immediate referral of minor to a psychologist. Children should be assessed to ensure their well being and confirm that no sexual abuse is occurring within the family unit. Ongoing treatment should be provided regardless of the... 7 years ago from a Democrat in Fulton, CA
Quick determination of parental reasonable response before notification. 7 years ago from a Democrat in Fulton, CA
Abortion only in cases of rape or harm to mother. 7 years ago from a Libertarian in Pasadena, CA
No, but are required to ask the patient if they want their parents notified. 7 years ago from a Democrat in Newark, CA
Yes, and I am against any abortion procedure expect in the case the mother life is at stake. 7 years ago from a Republican in Canyon Country, CA
If the minor is an emancipated minor...NO. If under the age of 16 and living with parents/guardians, YES. 7 years ago from a Democrat in Auburn, CA
Depending on age. Under sixteen, yes; over 16 no. Doctor patient confidentiality. 7 years ago from a Democrat in Elmira, CA
Leave it to doctors to decide. 7 years ago from a Libertarian in Bloomington, CA
No, the law should clearly permit minors to make this decision on their own. 7 years ago from a Libertarian in Cerritos, CA