Thursday, April 8, 2010
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
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