by David M. Haugen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780737764048
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication date: 06/14/2013
Series: Teen Rights and Freedoms Series
Pages: 147
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 15 - 17 Years

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Table of Contents

Foreword 1

Introduction 4

Chronology 7

1 A State Cannot Require Parental Consent for a Minor's Abortion The US Supreme Court's Decision Harry Blackmun 11

2 States Should Have the Right to Require Parental Consent Before a Minor's Abortion Concurring and Dissenting Opinion John Paul Stevens 17

3 Parental Consent Can Be Required Before a Minor's Abortion Can Be Performed The US Supreme Court's Decision Lewis F. Powell Jr. 23

4 No Choice for Teens Amy Bach 37

5 Parental Consent Laws Protect the Health of Minors Teresa S. Collett 43

6 Parents Fault Parental Consent Laws for Their Daughter's Death After an Unsafe Abortion Personal Narrative Bill Karen Bell 50

7 Minors Have the Right to Access Contraceptives The US Supreme Court's Decision William J. Brennan 55

8 Limiting Teens' Access to Contraception Unless They Obtain Parental Consent Puts Them at Risk American Civil Liberties Union 65

9 A Teen Decides to Seek Contraception Without Talking to Her Parents Personal Narrative Anonymous 73

10 Laws Targeting Men as the Perpetrators of Statutory Rape Are Just The US Supreme Court's Decision William Rehnquist 78

11 Laws Targeting Men as the Perpetrators of Statutory Rape Are Unconstitutional Dissenting Opinion William J. Brennan 87

12 A Child Thirteen or Younger Cannot Be Charged with Statutory Rape for Sex with Peers in Most Cases The Ohio Supreme Court's Decision Judith Ann Lanzinger 94

13 Age of Consent Laws Are Inconsistent and Rely on Outdated Stereotypes of Masculinity and Femininity Martha Kempner 101

14 Sexting Is Immoral and Criminal John L. Terry 117

15 What's the Matter with Teen Sexting? Judith Levine 125

Organizations to Contact 132

For Further Reading 138

Index 141

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