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MGN Online

A revived bill that wades into the abortion debate has passed its first Florida Senate Committee, but not without opposition.

MGN Online

North Florida’s Franklin County has one of the highest rates of teen pregnancy in the state. Between 2013 and 2015, there were 28 births per thousand girls between 15 to 17 years old. Jocelyn Beever reports the figures remain high even as overall teen births have dropped in recent years.

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Florida’s teen birth rates are on a steady decline, according to a national report.

Florida Appeals Court: Pregnant Minor Must Notify Parents Of Intended Abortion

May 28, 2014
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A Florida district court has denied a pregnant minor’s appeal to avoid notifying her parents she planned to have an abortion. The ruling stems from a 2004 state constitutional amendment requiring parents to be notified before teenage daughters terminate pregnancies.