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The problem

In California, a girl under age 18 can’t get a tan at a tanning salon, a cavity filled, or an aspirin dispensed by the school nurse without a parent knowing. But a doctor can perform a surgical or chemical abortion on a young girl without informing a parent.

The answer

Proposition 4 will require a doctor to notify at least one adult family member before performing an abortion on an under-18-year-old girl.

Facts

Medical professionals know that a young person is safer when a parent or family member is informed of her medical situation. Someone who knows the girl and cares about her future can help her understand all her options, obtain competent care, and work through the problems that led her into the situation to begin with.

On a daily basis, older men exploit young girls and use secret abortions to cover up their crimes. More than thirty states currently have parental/family involvement laws like Proposition 4 in effect. States which have laws like Proposition 4 have experienced real reductions in pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases among young girls.

Other Abuse Stories

"A father in California came home unexpectedly early from work one day to find his 15-year-old daughter had tried to commit suicide by drug overdose... (More)

Secret Tapes

Click here to listen to the responses of over 90 California abortion centers to phone caller seeking underage abortion.

 

These tapes provide compelling evidence that California needs Sarah's Law. More)

WB33 News: clinics concealing statutory rape

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Newsletter: January 8th, 2007


Thank you for supporting Sarah's Law.  Here is your Weekly Update:
 
 
San Francisco "Walk for Life" to Embrace Sarah's Law:
 
Over 20,000 particpants are expected at the West Coast "Walk for Life" (go to www.friendsofsarah.com for a "Walk for Life" link)  on Saturday January 19.  The Walk is the largest venue of it's kind on the West Coast in support of the pro-life and pro-family movement.  Co-organizer Dolores Meehan said "We are hoping that the 4th annual Walk for Life will mark the year that Sarah's Law passed...we need to protect these precious young girls from sharing in Sarah's fate" (you can read more about "Sarah" at "Who is Sarah" www.friendsofsarah.com).  Each Walk participant will be encouraged to collect ten signatures which could amount to 200,000 petition signatures in support of Sarah's Law.  In addition, each participant will be encouraged to vote in the upcoming November election. Thank you Walkers for your important help and support in protecting our teen girls.  Lets all work hard together to get Sarah's Law passed this year!!!
 
 
Please remember to register to vote for the upcoming elections.    Following is the link to the CA Secretary of State's voter registration website.  Individuals can fill out the electronic form and complete registration by filling out and mailing back a signature form automatically sent by the Sec. of State's office.  There are also instructions for alternate registration methods on the site. http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/elections_vr.htm
 
 
 
Southern California Republicans lend an ear to Sarah's Law:
 
Sarah's Law co-sponsor Jim Holman will be making Sarah's Law presentations to the Los Angeles Republican Party on Thurs January 10, the San Diego Republican Party on Monday January 14 and the Orange County Republican Party on February 18. 
 
Please go to "contact us" at www.friendsofsarah.com if your organization would like to have a Sarah's Law speaker at your next meeting.
 
 
 
Collect Ten!!   URGENT, Time is running out, please order your two petitions TODAY and collect  ten signatures for Sarah's Law. You can easily collect 10 signatures in one day from your friends, family, co-workers. Order your petitions at: www.friendsofsarah.com/zh_petitions.aspx    Every signature is important.  No effort is too small. This is your contribution to help protect children.


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LATEST NEWS

Oct 31st

Latinos, blacks could sway measures on gays, abortion
Los Angeles Daily News - Los Angeles, CA, USA
But California is expected to break voter registration records in an election that could either lead to the country's first African-American president or ...

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San Diego Union Tribune - United States
San Diego Chargers quarterback Phillip Rivers donated $10000 to the campaign to pass Proposition 4, the parental notification for abortion initiative. ...

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Bil Handel  –  KFI AM 640 news/talk radio in Los Angeles
"Even though I’m a big pro-choice guy, this one is so reasonably done, and it really does say, ‘Hey, parents have a right to be notified, and, if there’s any fear of parents somehow punishing you, then we have ways of dealing with that, and here they are.’”
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EGP News Vote Yes on Prop 4
We don’t believe that a majority of parents wouldn’t be supportive of their daughter’s welfare if she is pregnant...


L.A. Daily News Proposition 4 is just good, common sense
Having an abortion is an incredibly important and difficult decision, one most teenage girls are not capable of making. Parents should not be excluded from the process. Below are four reasons to vote "Yes" on Proposition 4. ..


San Diego Union Tribune   Common sense, common ground...It should pass
Proposition 4 provides a better option: If a patient alleges a clear pattern of parental abuse, a physician may notify not her parents but any of several adult family members that she wants an abortion and alleges parental abuse...


Orange County Register Proposition 4 - Yes
Prop. 4 is not really an abortion measure. It is about parental rights...

Past Events
An Afternoon with Ben Stein
Fundraiser for Proposition 4 - Sarah's Law
Saturday, June 28
West Hollywood
Explanation of campaign strategy, remarks by Mr. Stein, live auction, preview of child predator YouTube video.

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