Yep, you read right. The Texas Medical Board now requires minors seeking abortions to provide notarized parental consent forms. (h/t Feministing)

Associated Press: Abortion rules for minors to include notarized parental consent AUSTIN — The Texas Medical Board has adopted rules for minors getting abortions requiring written parental consent forms that must also be notarized, officials said.

The board developed the new six-page forms to implement legislation passed by state lawmakers in 2005. The law requires the written consent of a parent for an unmarried girl under 18 getting an abortion.



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