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Learn more about Parental Notification for Abortion
This potential California ballot measure would require a medical professional who is performing an abortion to notify a minor’s parents at least 48 hours before the procedure (in writing). Three similar initiatives appeared on the ballot in the past and failed. The last measure in 2008 failed by 52-48. Learn more or See recent abortion news
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Under 14 or so there should be some sort of inquiry to figure out who she became pregnant by. Good chance it was a relative, so the parents may not be the best people to notify. 4 years ago from a Green in Brisbane, 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. 4 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... 4 years ago from a Libertarian in Petaluma, 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. 4 years ago from a Democrat in Folsom, CA
No. Doctor-Patient Confidentiality exists for a reason. You make an exception here, and you're opening a can of worms for exceptions in other cases, too. 5 years ago from a Green in Toluca Lake, 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. 5 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. 5 years ago from a Democrat in La Jolla, CA
Only if procedure is non life threatening. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Alamo, CA
Yes, but only for minors under 16 AND with required family counseling for parental and child relations. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Piedmont, CA
Yes, except for verified cases of incest. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Thousand Oaks, 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... 5 years ago from a Democrat in Fulton, CA
Yes, but only with the young lady's consent and otherwise, the parents' need only know that the minor is undergoing a private procedure if there are complications. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Marina Del Rey, CA
Quick determination of parental reasonable response before notification. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Fulton, CA
No, but are required to ask the patient if they want their parents notified. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Newark, CA
If the minor is an emancipated minor...NO. If under the age of 16 and living with parents/guardians, YES. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Auburn, CA
Minors should be banned from having abortions. 5 years ago from a Republican in Santa Clara, CA
Depending on age. Under sixteen, yes; over 16 no. Doctor patient confidentiality. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Elmira, CA
No, the law should clearly permit minors to make this decision on their own. 5 years ago from a Libertarian in Cerritos, CA
Generally yes, but allow minors another option if it is dangerous to inform parents. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Walnut Creek, CA
Yes but only if the minor is under 16. 5 years ago from a Democrat in Sacramento, CA
Yes, unless notification will create danger for the minor. 5 years ago from a Green in La Jolla, CA