Skip to comments.Sterilization for 15 Yr Olds Needs No Parental Consent Under ObamaCare - Effective 8-1-12
Posted on 08/27/2012 7:50:03 PM PDT by maggiesnotebook
This literally made me physically ill when I read this headline: Obamacare Begins Child Sterilization Without Parental Consent. According to the guidelines of ObamaCare, children as young as 15 years old can be sterilized at no cost, and with no parental consent. I assume this means both boys and girls. If a 15 year old wants to be sexually active, how attractive might sterilization be? No worries - forever, and who wants kids any way. I can see the 15-year-old brain processing it in a quick minute. I believe more 15 year olds, and even 16 and 17 year olds might lean to this option thinking it uncomplicates life for them and bawling babies are a nuisance anyway - who wants them.
The "Required Health Plan Coverage Guidelines" set forth by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services states: "Non-grandfathered plans and issuers are required to provide coverage without cost-sharing consistent with these guidelines in the first plan year.that begins on or after August 1, 2012.All [FDA] approved contraceptive methods, sterilization procedures, and patient education and counseling for all women with reproductive capacity."Most days now, the outrage gets to be way to much. I pray it erupts like a monstrous rush of hot, molten volcanic lava on election day, November 6th. This evil went to work in Oregon on August 1st. How many young boys and girls will be victims before this can be reversed? If my 15-year-old daughter took this action in secret, I can't even begin to tell you what I would do to some very specific persons before someone put me in chains for the rest of my life.
Under Oregon State Law, the state's revised statutes (ORS) defines "informed consent" for 15-year-olds independently pursuing reproductive sterilization as being "(a) Based upon a full understanding of the nature and consequences of sterilization pursuant to information requirements set forth in ORS 436.225(1); (b) Given by an individual competent to make such a decision; and (c) Wholly voluntary and free from coercion, express or implied."
So you need parental consent to contract a state-sanctioned marriage under the age of 18 in the U.S., but you, all by yourself, can give full consent to the irreversibility of sterilization at 15? Chances are, you do not even know your future spouse, yet you're already determining his or her fate as well?
Oregon's consent form, specific for the sterilizations of 15 to 20-year-olds, reads, "I understand that the sterilization must be considered permanent and not reversible. I have decided that I do not want to become pregnant, bear children or father children." In the case that the patient does not speak or read English, an interpreter is permitted to assist the patient "to the best of [his] knowledge and belief" in the signing away of the patient's reproductive capacity. Source: Catholic Online
Unacceptable. If my child cannot make the decision to own and carry a gun for her self defense, she cannot vote, she cannot be considered an adult for personal decisions, then I’ll have to adopt the stance that if anyone touches my underage daughter for any reason I consider inappropriate, including for sterilization, they will be utterly and completely destroyed by my hand in the most foul way I can devise.
In other words, I couldn’t care less what the law says... touch my child and you will wish you’d never been born.
Doesn’t this fly in the face of State Age of Consent Laws?
You can’t have intercourse legally but you can can get cut, crimped, tied and fried w/o parental consent?
Mind Boggling. Pelosi was right...
If true this election is over
Ping for later consumption.
Didn’t Dictator Hitler also try to alienate children from their parents?
Question: What will Dictator Obama try to do next?
Answer: Anything that he wants to because the RINO Party is scared to Impeach Obama, and the sheep-like voters are s i l e n t - - -
“If true this election is over”
The election may not even happen. If it does, the media will do everything it can to make sure truth is not part of the voter’s choice.
LonelyCon, I provided a link to Catholic Online as well as my blog. Before it says “individual competent to make such a decision,” it says “(a) Based upon a full understanding of the nature and consequences of sterilization pursuant to information requirements set forth in ORS 436.225(1);”
Who makes the decision that there is a full understanding and what 15 year old can have a “full” understanding of such an important life event? It won’t be the parent.
A compromise - anyone whose parents are voting for 0bama can be sterilized.
This will become real. This will not be undone. If Obama wins or if Romney wins. It is here to stay. Plan accordingly.
The feds shouldn't be telling insurers what they do and do not cover, but how is the consent issue related to ObamaCare? Seems likea matter of Oregon state law, not Obamacare (or any other federal law, for that matter).
It’s late, and I have much on my mind with my sister going downhill (speaking of medicine), but...what really has this to do with UhbamaCare?
I had a girlfriend once whose mom had joined the Hitler Youth.
They gave everyone who joined a nice wool coat. Red if I recall.
Splitting families is a devilish tactic.
“We voters are poor little lambs
Who have gone astray,
Bah, bah, bah.”
Ever fearful of the dreaded PC Police, the once mighty American voters have morphed into sheep.
And so the Once Great Nation of America, fades into History - - - .
this admin sends condoms to 11 year olds, but soon they might not be considered mature enough to buy a soda
bizarro world leftists
It's not as cruel as it sounds. They procreated once, and there, their burden to society should end.
Why should the responsible citizens be financially compelled to not procreate to support the irresponsible ones that do?
I have a feeling we will be finding out much more in the coming years.
To be fair, I don't think many of the regulations are even written yet in the Health Care bill or Dodd/Frank. We can't know whats in them or what effect it will have until they are issued.
If Romney is elected, do we really think he will dump this and not replace it with something just as stinky? I have insurance, leave me alone!!
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