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Indiana University
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Thursday, April 8, 2010

IL Parental Notification in Abortions

From the Chicago Tribune:

A Cook County Circuit Court judge on [last] Monday lifted a temporary restraining order that has barred the Illinois parental-notification abortion law from going into effect, but then prevented state officials from enforcing the law pending an appeal.

The 1995 law, which has been delayed in court and never enforced, would require doctors to notify a parent or guardian when a girl 17 or younger seeks an abortion. In November, the Illinois medical disciplinary board decided the state could begin enforcing the law. Hours later, Judge Daniel Riley granted a temporary restraining order sought by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois.

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Oklahoma law makers have taken a similar approach toward regulation of abortion practices.

Posted by: Tulsa Divorce Attorney | Sep 30, 2011 3:37:48 PM

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