In some states, minors need the consent of their parents to receive an abortion. However, there is no state that requires the consent of parent to…

In some states, minors need the consent of their parents to receive an abortion. However, there is no state that requires the consent of parent to continue with pregnancy and conceive a child. Recently, a Texas teen won a case against her parents over her right to keep her baby. Her parents were trying to pressure her into getting an abortion. This youth’s parents allegedly prevented her from going to school and kept her confined at home as means to coerce her into getting the abortion. The courts ruled these actions were unconstitutional. The parents were ordered to refrain from any other coercion methods.


If you are a pregnant teen or know someone is experiencing the same things, remember that you have rights (depending on your state). If you want additional resources for pregnant teens, you check out this site which provides a list of resources.


– Dyanne