Planned Parenthood advocates against:

 

    • Mandatory reporting laws when sexual abuse of minors is suspected.

 

    • Parental consent laws regarding (1) abortion for minors, (2) contraception, (3) instruction in sexual education. They consider these to be barriers to “reproductive rights.”

 

    • Laws requiring HIV-positive youth to inform their sexual partners they are infected with HIV.

 

    • Safety and health requirements for abortion clinics.

 

    • Any restrictions on abortion.

 

    • Laws defining marriage as only between a man and a woman.

 

    • Abstinence-based sex-education policies.

 

    • Age of consent laws for minors.

 

    • Laws restricting consensual sex of any kind.

 

    • Conscience clauses that allow doctors and pharmacists to refuse to prescribe or dispense abortafacient drugs or to perform abortions against their beliefs.

 

 

 Planned Parenthood advocates for:

 

    • Abolishing any restrictions on abortion including on partial birth abortion.

 

    • Mandatory comprehensive sexuality education for minors without parental consent.

 

    • Sexual rights that include unrestricted sexual freedom for all at any age.

 

    • The right of both children and adults to experience sexual pleasure.

 

    • The liberalization of all gender and sexual norms in society.

 

    • The legalization of same-sex marriage.

 

    • Gay, lesbian, transsexual, and bisexual rights.

 

    • Bans on therapy to help minors with unwanted same-sex attraction.

 

    • The liberalization of pornography laws.

 

    • Peer-to-peer sexuality education.

 

    • Instructing children on masturbation.

 

    • Lowering of age of consent laws.

 

    • The legalization of prostitution.

 

    • Destigmatization of “men who have sex with men.”