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House Proceeding 06-10-09 on Jun 10th, 2009 :: 1:24:55 to 1:26:40
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Jean Schmidt

1:24:51 to 1:25:12( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: bringing this forward this evening. mrs. schmidt: thank you so much my good friend from minnesota. i want to add that while the whole issue is a very emotional issue, one of the things that really disturbs me in the whole abortion debate is when minors have abortions without parental consent, because when a minor

Jean Schmidt

1:24:55 to 1:26:40( Edit History Discussion )
Speech By: Jean Schmidt

Jean Schmidt

1:25:13 to 1:25:33( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: has an abortion, that means that child has gotten into a family situatn, and they're underage, and in many states, that's considered statutory rape, and in some cases, including in my own district, planned parenthood, which technically is in district one,

Jean Schmidt

1:25:34 to 1:25:54( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: but is in my own community, there are two lawsuits right now on underage children that had abortions and their parents we not adequately notified by it system of the whole issue of parental notification on anything, on a child taking an aspirin, is critical.

Jean Schmidt

1:25:55 to 1:26:17( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: we know at back in the 1980's, the district of columbia was very open about abortions, let folks from other states have abortions, let minors without parental consent have abortions. i don't think we want to exp on that policy today. but i want to turn this over right now to my good friend, the head of our values actions

Jean Schmidt

1:26:18 to 1:26:39( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: team, the good congressman, mr. pitts, would you p your words of advice and encouragement on this issue. mr. pitts: thank you, jean. i really want to commend the lady from ohio for her leadership and the pro-life women's caucus for having this special order. you know, there are really no more eloquent voices for women

Jean Schmidt

1:26:40 to 1:26:40( Edit History Discussion )

Jean Schmidt: and children than pro-life

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