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Medical intervention

Most birth control does have age limitations to it.
Yes a Doc needs parental permission to prescribe the Pill for teens. This is done to insure the patient is prescribed the right thing and in the right dose. If one pill is creating problems other brands can, and will be tried.
For mechanical devices IUD's - the Doc needs parental permission for surgical intervention.
For low cost prevention condoms are available OTC - as apparently this morning after pill will be.
When we asked store clerks to start checking IDs for Cigs, and alcohol the tore clerks let many kids go.
Are we now going to create another state agency to perform sting operations that arrest store clerks for selling the morning after pill to under aged kids?

AS much as I hate to say this - If a kid doesn't have the "moral fortitude" to say "NO" then the next best thing is to prevent life altering changes for both parties.



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