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Study Finds Parental Involvement in Abortion Correlates with Decreased Suicide Rates

RGR25 Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 11:36 AM
YOu might try stepping out of that Norman Rockwell cover for a minute and read something other than Town Hall for a change. Babies who are abandoned, neglected, do not thrive, and are born with ongenital illnesses that require millions of dollars and hours just to keep them breathing are about a little more and Ward and June Cleaver deciding to abdicate their reponsibilities.
AK Mark Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 11:46 AM
Funny, isn't it, that intact, 2 parent households rarely have to deal with most of the problems you listed. Your blind ideological support of baby killing blinds you to both truth and fact.

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,...