Sen. Debbie Stabenow’s Record on Parental Consent

Parental consent before an abortion is an important issue. Without parental consent laws young girls can go to an abortion clinic to have a life-changing procedure without a parent ever finding out.

An overwhelming majority of voters support laws preventing minor teens from having secret abortions. The most recent Gallup poll on the issue found that 71 percent of people favored parental consent laws.

While a member of the Michigan Legislature Debbie Stabenow voted against Michigan’s 1990 law requiring minors to have parental consent before abortion. Since 1990 minor children having abortions in Michigan dropped 79 percent.

In 2013 in the U.S. Senate Debbie Stabenow voted against the Child Interstate Abortion Notification Act (CIANA). CIANA prevents people from smuggling children across state lines to circumvent a state’s parental consent laws.

You can’t give an aspirin to a child at school without parental consent. A child can’t get a tattoo without parental consent. Why would Senator Debbie Stabenow let children have secret abortions or let other adults take someone’s child to another state to have a abortion?

(Source: Right to Life of Michigan)

Below is a list of offices to contact Sen. Stabenow:

Mid-Michigan Office
221 W. Lake Lansing Road, Suite 100
East Lansing, MI 48823 (Map)
Phone: (517) 203-1760

West Michigan Office
3280 E. Beltline Court NE, Suite 400
Grand Rapids, MI 49525 (Map)
Phone: (616) 975-0052

Flint/Saginaw Bay Office
432 N. Saginaw St, Suite 301
Flint, MI 48502 (Map)
Phone: (810) 720-4172

Northern Michigan Office
3335 S. Airport Road West, Suite 6B
Traverse City, MI 49684 (Map)
Phone: (231) 929-1031

Southeast Michigan Office
719 Griswold St., Suite 700
Detroit, MI 48226 (Map)
Phone: (313) 961-4330

Upper Peninsula Office
1901 W. Ridge
Marquette, MI 49855 (Map)
Phone: (906) 228-8756

Washington DC
731 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510-2204 (Map)
Phone: (202) 224-4822

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