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Study Finds Parental Involvement in Abortion Correlates with Decreased Suicide Rates

snappercat Wrote: Dec 08, 2012 10:25 AM
And in CA, school guidance counselors will actually help girls get to an abortion clinic. The school can't hand an aspirin to a student but can send a girl to PP for birth control or an abortion.

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,...