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Planned Parenthood of Central Missouri v. Danforth


Planned Parenthood v. John Danforth (MI State Attorney General) - 1976

Planned Parenthood challenged a statute that would force a married woman to obtain her husbandís approval before getting an abortion.Under this law, minors would also be required to get parental consent.

The Supreme Court struck down this law, stating that husbands cannot have absolute veto power of their wivesí reproductive health, and minors should not be kept out of reproductive health decisions either.


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