Word on the StreetMarch 21, 1997
Parental notification of
abortion for minors
'For parents to know what's going on with their kids and if they're thinking about having an abortion, that's a very serious family issue and I think they [the parents] should know.'
master's candidate Guatemala
'I do agree with the bill because I don't believe a minor has the maturity to deal with such a complex and difficult situation.'
Nuevo Laredo, Mexico junior
'For minors, I believe it will be okay for doctors to inform the parents because minors are still legally under the control of their parents.'
San Antonio sophomore
'I really don't think it's the state's business to legislate parental concern.'
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