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Study Finds Parental Involvement in Abortion Correlates with Decreased Suicide Rates

Henry VIII Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 11:38 AM
RGR25 Wrote: 2 minutes ago (11:30 AM) Henry does not discuss arguments. She rants on about people. It's personal. Are you comprehension challenged? Words mean something. Unless, of course you are just one of the Clown Hall collection of angry, misanthropic shut ins. I don't discuss arguments? I just did. I said that the counterculture and the Great Society created a horrible mess that results in society condoning sex among teens that results in unwanted pregnancies and abortion. Want another one...look at the stir that Bob Costas started over guns. He says that the NFL is a gun culture; his answer is to slap some more regulation on guns. Look who makes up the majority of the NFL....what culture do they come from?

A study entitled, “The Effect of Parental Involvement Laws on Youth Suicide” conducted from 1987 to 2003, found that a law requiring parental consent before a minor can have an abortion correlated with a 11 – 21 percent drop in suicides among 15-17-year-olds. The research comes from the Center for Disease Control Mortality Reports and concludes the results “are consistent with the hypothesis that parental involvement laws…serve to protect young females from depression and what have been termed ‘stressful life events.’”

The Guttmacher Institute lists a chart of each state’s parental consent laws for abortion. Only three, Kansas,...