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Medicolegal and Ethics 16 Yr Girl Abortion Consent!

16 yr old girl, pregnant, she is seeking an abortion. The physician may perform the abortion:
a) but must have consent of 1 parent at least
b) must have both parents consent
c) must inform the parents
d) without parental consent
e) without telling the parents

What are your answers? also give a brief explanation if you can.
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this is a weird question. that being said Conrad Fishers medical ethics books says "Some states require parental consent for abortion while some states do not."



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FA also says that a minor can consent to continue the pregnancy if she wishes, but they need parental consent if they wish to terminate.
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