U.S.: What if it’s Illegal for a Minor to Cross State Lines to Get an Abortion?

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What if it’s Illegal for a Minor to Cross State Lines to Get an Abortion?

By: Robin Marty
June 5, 2017

There are only 13 states in the U.S. where it is possible for a minor to obtain an abortion without either notifying or explicitly receiving permission from either one or both parents. For those who get pregnant in such states there is the option of continuing the pregnancy, finding a judge who may be willing to grant a judicial bypass so they can get an abortion without parental involvement, or they can travel to one of the few states that allows minors unrestricted access to abortion services.

However, if Congressional Republicans have their way, that final option may soon be off the table.

Continued at source: Care2: https://www.care2.com/causes/what-if-its-illegal-for-a-minor-to-cross-state-lines-to-get-an-abortion.html