north carolina parental consent std
The bill, sponsored by State Rep. Chris Whitmire (R), was approved by the Health and Human Services Committee on Tuesday
North Carolina already requires parental consent for teenagers seeking abortions. House Bill 693 would be the first law in the U.S. to amend that parental consent law to include STD testing and treatment, mental health counseling and other health services.
The bill now advances to a full vote in the House. "Heres the bottom line: Everybody wants teenagers to talk to their parents