Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Illinois State Courts Review State’s Parental Notification Law
The Huffington Post - HuffPost Chicago: Illinois Abortion Notification Law Heads Back To Courts:
Though the Illinois law requiring a teenage girl's parents be notified before she has an abortion passed in 1995, it has thus far gone completely unenforced in the decade-and-a-half-plus since it became law due to continued legal challenges.
On Friday, supporters of the Illinois Parental Notice of Abortion Act had another setback, as a state appeals court passed the matter on to ta lower court, which will now have to determine the law's constitutionality. Meanwhile, it remains under injunction, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. . . .