Abortions Without Parental Consent–But No Tanning Beds Even With–Now California Law
Wesley J. Smith
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill banning minors from using tanning beds. From the Reuters story:
Previously, California had banned minors under the age of 14 from using tanning beds, but allowed those between 14 and 18 years of age to use tanning beds with parental consent. California is the first state in the nation to ban minors from using tanning beds, legislators said.
California [is] also the state that lets minors get abortions without parental notice, obtain contraception and some mental health drugs without parental consent, and soon may be able to receive HPV vaccines on the OK of 12-year-olds.
Well, at least the state is consistent in its determination to subvert parental control over their own children.
New California pro-life legislative strategy:
To protect minors from abortionists, require that if a abortion is