Saturday, January 28, 2006

Utah House Approves Bill Requiring Parental Consent before Girl under 18 Can Have Abortion

The Utah House of Representatives approved a bill on Friday that would require a parent's consent before a girl under 18 years old can have an abortion. It also approved legislation that would require doctors to inform women seeking abortions after 20 weeks gestation that their fetuses can feel pain. Both bills now go to the State Senate for debate. Source:  Rebecca Walsh, The Salt Lake Tribune, sltrib.com. For the complete story, please click here (last visited January 28, 2006, reo).

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