Proposition 4: abortion and minors
Katie Short, co-author of Proposition 4, and Planned Parenthood's Miriam Gerace debate the state ballot initiative that would require parents to be notified before a minor undergoes an abortion.
October 24, 2008
Today's question: Is Proposition 4 about protecting minors or narrowing abortion rights? Would it really protect children from predators, as some supporters say? Gerace and Short conclude their debate on Proposition 4, which would require doctors to notify parents before a minor receives an abortion.
October 23, 2008
Today's question: What has been the experience of states that have parental notification laws? How dangerous are abortions for minors? Previously, Short and Gerace discussed whether parents should be notified before minors receive an abortion.
October 22, 2008
Today's question: In California, minors need parental consent before undergoing almost any medical procedure. Why is reproductive medicine treated differently? Miriam Gerace and Katie Short debate Proposition 4, which would require a parent to be notified before a minor undergoes an abortion.
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