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Study Finds Parental Involvement in Abortion Correlates with Decreased Suicide Rates

MerelyaMom Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 10:38 AM
Abortion is devastating to the spiritual nature of women. No matter how much society tries to tolerate or accept or promote abortion as the answer to unintended pregnancy, deep down, a would be mother knows it goes against her better nature to terminate the life of her child. Parents are the best people to look out for the interests of their daughters. There is nothing better for the life of a girl than mature, loving parents to help her through the difficult choices she will make as a teenager. When a girl's spiritual self is destroyed, suicide becomes a greater risk.
Basset Hound Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 10:53 AM
I wish this web site had a "Vote Up" button for individual comments. I'd DEFINITELY give one to you.

One of the unstated goals of Planned Parenthood is to drive a wedge between girls and their parents, and to get the teens to look to them as a source of information and guidance rather than to Mom and Dad.

Carole Everett, a former abortion clinic owner, now turned pro-life advocate stated that when she went to middle schools and high schools, she deliberately played this card. "What do your parents tell you about sex? They tell you not to have it, right? Well they're fuddy-duddies aren't they?" She portrayed herself (and her employer by proxy) as being "hip", "cool" and in the know about all things sexy.
MerelyaMom Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 12:50 PM
Thanks for your extremely nice response. I do appreciate it.

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,...