Should the age be raised or lowered to get tattoos and piercings
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The Law Relating to Body Piercing and Tattoos

The Law Relating to Body Piercing and Tattoos | Should the age be raised or lowered to get tattoos and piercings | Scoop.it
There are no plans to introduce an age of consent for body piercing in any areas other than the genitals, although some local authorities have introduced recommendations about the ages at which a person can have specific body piercing's.
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Jazmine Ware's curator insight, April 7, 2014 6:14 PM

I believe that the age for getting a tattoo or piercing should stay the same because you are or should be mature to get some that permanent.

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Point #61: New York Legislation Update: New Law Requires Parental Consent for Body Piercing

“Kimberly Zapata
On July 30, 2012, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed a new law into effect that will require all minors in the state of New York to “have written parental consent before obtaining a...
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Jazmine Ware's curator insight, April 7, 2014 6:28 PM

I agree and disagree because yes minors should need parental consent for any piercing or tattoo but I do not agree with the fact that minor don't need parental consent for ear piercings when I believe they do

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Younger teens will need parental consent to get a tattoo or body piercing - Herald Sun

Younger teens will need parental consent to get a tattoo or body piercing - Herald Sun | Should the age be raised or lowered to get tattoos and piercings | Scoop.it
Younger teens will need parental consent to get a tattoo or body piercingHerald SunLegislation has been expanded to include piercing, scarring, branding and implants not previously covered by legislation and to create tougher penalties for...
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Jazmine Ware's curator insight, April 7, 2014 6:19 PM

Yes, I agree with younger kids who want either a piercing or tattoo should need a parental consent.