After taking a pregnancy test at the school clinic, a Ballard High School student was given a pass and sent off in a cab to have an abortion. In case you were worried, the school doesn’t run the clinic–Swedish Medical Center does.
T.J. Cosgrove of the King County Health Department, which administers the school-based programs for the health department, says it’s always best if parents are involved in their children’s health care, but don’t always have a say.
Sixteen-year-old kids can’t get a drink, but they can be sent off to have their unborn children terminated without their parents ever finding out. I’ve heard it well said that Roe v. Wade established not just the abortion of children, but the abortion of the family since fathers legally have no say over the fate of the children. Now it is plain that mothers have also been aborted. The state can send kids from their “in loco parentis” education institution to get an abortion, subsidize the trip, and no parent ever finds out. Read the whole article.