If you're under 18, you may or may not have to tell a parent in order to get an abortion — it all depends on the laws where you live. Some states don't have any .
Many jurisdictions have laws applying to minors and abortion. These parental involvement laws . A study by the Heritage Foundation stated that overall, parental involvement laws reduce the number of teenage abortions. The pregnant minor.
Most minors do consult their parents before seeking abortion care. Nonetheless, many teens live in dysfunctional family environments, and.