informed consent

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informed consent

Consent given after being provided with fair and full disclosure of all the facts necessary to make an intelligent decision after weighing the relative pros and cons of the situation and the possibility of realistic alternatives.Real estate agents may sometimes represent both buyers and sellers in the same transaction if all parties agree after informed consent.

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They uniformly oppose women's Right to Know laws and option-to-view ultrasound laws because they lose money every time a pregnant woman changes her mind and does not go through with the abortion.
Moreover, "Winship pointed to a 2006 Florida Supreme ruling that upheld the informed-consent provision in a 1997 law, the 'Women's Right to Know' Act, which required doctors to explain the medical risks of abortion and to obtain consent from women seeking them," Evans reported.
A second component of the strategy of convincing pro-lifers to give up the fight to pass legislation such as women's right to know and laws that give women the chance to look at an ultrasound before aborting is to chide "both sides"the pro-life movement and to look at an ultrasound before aborting is to chide "both sides"the pro-life movement and the pro-abortion movementostensibly for being locked into equally futile positions.
You can't oppose parental involvement laws, the Hyde Amendment, and women's right to know laws, on the one hand, and be in favor of integrating abortion into a national health care program and passing the radically pro-abortion "Freedom of Choice Act," on the other hand, and not know that millions of more babies will die.
With one stroke of a president's pen, FOCA would overturn such pro-life legislation as women's right to know, waiting periods, and parental notification.
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