Support Parent’s Right to Know Act
Download copy of “Parent’s Right to Know Act” petition here.
Petitions received through March 6, 2017, will be presented to House and Senate leadership at the noon rally on Pro-Life Rally Day (March 13).
The Parent’s Right to Know Act will close loopholes in existing state law that allow abortionists to perform secret abortions on underage girls. These loopholes not only interfere with the rights of parents, they put girls in abusive situations at greater risk.
Under current state law, teens may not have their ears pierced or be given aspirin in schools without their parent’s consent. Yet, loopholes in the current parental involvement statute do not require abortionists to notify parents about their children’s pending abortions or law enforcement authorities about suspected sexual abuse. This allows sexual predators to cover up their crimes with secret abortions.
The Parent’s Right to Know Act would allow parents and appropriate law enforcement authorities to protect our children by requiring abortionists to notify parents of their minor child’s pending abortion and exposing sexual abuse.
For a Parent’s Right to Know fact sheet, click here.
The bill has been introduced in the Senate as S.B. 424. Lead Sponsor is Senator Patricia Rucker. Co-sponsors include Senators Azinger, Blair, Boley, Boso, Clements, Cline, Ferns, Gaunch, Hall, Karnes, Mann, Maroney, Maynard, Mullins, Ojeda, Prezioso, Smith, Swope, Sypolt, Takubo, Trump, Unger, and Weld.
In the House, the bill is H.B. 2002. Lead Sponsor is Delegate Kayla Kessinger. Co-sponsors include Delegates Arvon, Butler, Allen Evans, Fast, Frich, Lane, Paynter, Roger Romine, Rowan, and Wilson.
It is not too soon to be calling and emailing your Senators and Delegates regarding these bills. Ask them to support the Parent’s Right to Know Act. The capitol switchboard number is 1-877-565-3447.
Simply click here to go to a list of Senators with phone numbers and email addresses. Just look for the county in which you reside.
Visit here to find a list of Delegates. Again just look for your county.
Print out these lists and refer to them frequently throughout the legislative session, which will end on April 8.
For more information click here for Parent’s Right to Know Act article by President Wanda Franz, Ph.D.