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Ohio Cases Put Molesters and Planned Parenthood On Notice

essie2 Wrote: Oct 05, 2012 2:12 PM
Firstly, if you read the article, the 16-year-old said she WAS forced to do things she didn't want to do, so I don't know why you would say "No one forced this young woman to do what she did. She made a choice." Secondly, maturation is a process; it's not as though one day, in the life of each child, a switch is thrown and, voila, instant maturity! That's one reason why legal rights (driving, voting, drinking, full emancipation, etc.) are granted on a gradual basis. Thirdly, equating "sexual transgressions" with "brutal murder" is like comparing apples and oranges.

Two Ohio court rulings make it more difficult for men to molest young girls and then use Planned Parenthood’s abortion services to cover their tracks.

One case, Fairbanks v. Planned Parenthood S.W. Ohio Region, concerned a 16-year-old girl impregnated by her biological father. A more recent case, Doe (Wallace) v. Planned Parenthood S.W. Ohio Region,focused on a 14-year-old girl impregnated by her 21-year-old soccer coach.

In the Fairbanks case, the 16-year-old girl told a Planned Parenthood employee she had been forced “to do things [she] didn’t want to do.” Under Ohio law, this statement triggered Planned Parenthood’s duty to report, which...