HHS Mandate Allows 15 Year-Olds to be Sterilized Without Parental Consent

Although most of the fire directed against the Obama Administration’s birth control mandate concerns its blatant infringement of religious freedom, this rule also allows people as young as 15 to be sterilized without their parent’s knowledge or consent.

Read the rest…

Parental Permission Needed for Tanning Beds – Why Not Abortion?

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

Connecticut lawmakers displayed an appallingly lopsided set of priorities this week when they decided to toss out a bill requiring minors to get parental permission before using tanning parlors rather than allow a pro-life lawmaker to require the same permission for minors seeking an abortion.

Read the rest…