Health & Human Services

Illinois Supreme Court Backs Parental Notification for Abortions

The Illinois Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of a 1995 law that requires doctors to notify parents of girls younger than 17 who seek an abortion.
July 15, 2013
 

The Illinois Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of a 1995 law that requires doctors to notify parents of girls younger than 17 who seek an abortion. The decision clears the way for the state to enforce the state parent notification law following a lengthy legal battle.

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