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Can your under-18-year-old get a tattoo or piercing without your consent?

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Photo by Anastasiya Vysotskaya on Unsplash
Photo by Anastasiya Vysotskaya on Unsplash

Your beautiful child, whose perfect skin you caressed as an infant, comes home one day and announces they want a tattoo.

If they're a young adult you don't really have a say, no matter how unwelcome this news may be. 

But what if your teen is only 16? They may think they are all grown up, but you know the decisions they make now may become regrets in later life.

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