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If a person is under the age of 18 and is pregnant and the parents want them to get an abortion but child doesnt want to , do they have to ? I live in Florida

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Dr. Mitzi Scotten
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: No

I looked at several legal websites and what I can tell, not being a lawyer is that when you become pregnant you become what is called an "emancipated minor" and this means that your body is yours to do what you wish with it and that you can make the medical decision on this issue Here is one link to a website that covers abortion rights in general for minors http://www.
legalmatch.com/law-library/article/abortion-rights-of-minors.html

In brief: No

I looked at several legal websites and what I can tell, not being a lawyer is that when you become pregnant you become what is called an "emancipated minor" and this means that your body is yours to do what you wish with it and that you can make the medical decision on this issue Here is one link to a website that covers abortion rights in general for minors http://www.
legalmatch.com/law-library/article/abortion-rights-of-minors.html
Dr. Mitzi Scotten
Dr. Mitzi Scotten
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Dr. James Ferguson
In my state a pregnancy puts you in control of that pregnancy, and any healthcare decisions involved.
Dr. Mary Ray
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Call a lawyer

I don't think anyone has a right to force you to have an abortion even if you are a minor but you should really call a lawyer to get an answer to that question.

In brief: Call a lawyer

I don't think anyone has a right to force you to have an abortion even if you are a minor but you should really call a lawyer to get an answer to that question.
Dr. Mary Ray
Dr. Mary Ray
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