A Florida Court Rules That A 16-Year-Old Girl Is Not ‘Mature Enough’ To Seek Abortion.

An appeals court in Florida upheld a lower court ruling rejecting a 16-year-request old’s for an abortion on the grounds that

she is too young to make such a decision. The minor, who went by the name Jane Doe 22-B, petitioned the lower court

disregard the state law that needed parental or guardian consent in order to obtain an abortion in a handwritten petition.

CNN reports that before conducting an abortion on a child, doctors must notify and seek written agreement from the minor’