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TEENS AND CONTRACEPTIVE PERMISSION 6 Ever since the introduction of the emergency pill in the 1960s, the issues concerning contraceptives and the regulations and permission surrounding them has been at the forefront of health and social debate. The contraceptive was initially invented as a way for the married women and mothers to be in the position of controlling the size of their families. With the loosening of generational culture and sexual politics, the contraceptives pill is now distributed across all female ages, not just as a means of birth control but also for the appeasement as well as the treatment of different kinds of female health issues. While there is no doubt that contraceptives have changed the landscape of the world, one of the biggest questions is to whether teens should seek permissions from their parents to obtain the pill. Any reasonably rational and sane person that it should be legal for a minor or a teen, to acquire contraceptives without legal permission from their parents. In conclusion, teenagers should be required to acquire contraceptives without getting permission from their parents due to various reasons. For instance, seeking consent from their parents could damage their health due to the fact that their parents cannot accept that they are already sexually mature, some parents are violent and therefore some may be harmed when trying to seek permission, and it could lead to cases of unnecessary cases of abortion and even deaths when the female teenagers are denied to access different forms of contraception such as emergency pills. The government has implemented programs such as Medicaid and Title X to ensure that the confidentiality of teenagers is guaranteed. Despite the arguments provided by the opponents concerning the issue, reasons which support teenagers to acquire contraception methods without parental consent are strong.
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TEENS AND CONTRACEPTIVE PERMISSION 7 References Akinbami, L. J., Gandhi, H., & Cheng, T. L. (2003). Availability of adolescent health services and confidentiality in primary care practices. Pediatrics , 111 (2), 394-401. Center for Reproductive Rights. (2018). Parental Consent and Notice for Contraceptives Threatens Teen Health and Constitutional Rights. Guillebaud, J. (2011). Contraception today . CRC Press. Spear, H. J. (2004). Personal narratives of adolescent mothers to be: Contraception, decision making, and future expectations. Public Health Nursing , 21 (4), 338-346. Vesely, R. (2005). Teens Opt for Unsafe Sex, Not Parent’s Consent.
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