Planned Parenthood explains that a teen girl can click on this link to see if parental notification is even required in her state. The first thing a girl will encounter when she clicks this link is how to skirt around parental notification and consent laws if they are required in her state.

When she scrolls down, she will see that fourteen (including Washington, DC) of the fifty states listed explain that they have “no parental involvement requirement.” However, for the other thirty-seven, there are requirements of parental notification and/or consent from one or both parents.

Without fail, all thirty-seven states with requirements listed are followed with an explanation that a minor can avoid parental notification and consent requirements.

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