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Abortion Parental Notification

Parental Notification: What to Do?

K. Sujata | Posted 10.13.2013 | Chicago
K. Sujata

Should we not trust that if a young woman makes the decision to forgo notifying her parents that, perhaps, it is for a good reason? Or, do we truly need to rely upon the government to make those decisions for her?

On the 40th Anniversary of Roe: My Daughter, Her Choices

Jenni Levy | Posted 03.24.2013 | Politics
Jenni Levy

If you meet me, don't assume that I see adoption as a "solution" to abortion. Don't assume that becoming an adoptive parent changed my pro-choice position. Don't assume that just because I have a daughter, I think I'm entitled to control her body.

The War on Women You Haven't Heard of

Nancy Keenan | Posted 01.04.2012 | Politics
Nancy Keenan

Anti-choice extremists never take their eye off the prize: making abortion illegal in the United States. Right now, they have their sights set on Mississippi.

Bill Brady Is Conservative, But Says He Won't Push Social Agenda

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Republican gubernatorial candidate Bill Brady seems to be getting the best of both worlds this campaign season. His sometimes extreme, socially conser...

Judge: Abortion Law 'Unfortunate' But Suit Blocking It Doesn't Hold Up

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Cook County judge tossed out a lawsuit Monday that aimed to block the state's never-enforced law that would require a young woman to notify her pare...

Cook County Judge To Rule On Illinois Parental Notification Law

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Cook County Circuit Court judge is expected to make his ruling today on whether to lift a restraining order on an abortion law. A 1995 Illinois law...

Parental Notification Laws for Abortion Cause Physical and Emotional Harm

Reproductive Justice | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Reproductive Justice

Illinois is aggressively seeking to enforce the Illinois Parental Notification of Abortion Act. It is imperative to put an end to the threat of parental notification in Illinois.

Teen Abortion Law Takes Effect This Week

Chicago Tribune | Sara Olkon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Physicians in Illinois this week must begin notifying a parent or guardian when a girl 17 or younger seeks an abortion -- a rule abortion opponents lo...

Parental Notification Teen Abortion Law On Hold Until New Year

Chicago Public Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An lllinois law requiring doctors to tell the parents of teen-aged patients' before performing an abortion won't come into effect this year....

Abortion Parental Notification Law Challenged By Clinic

Chicago Breaking News | William Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A Downstate women's clinic is challenging the state's law requiring doctors to notify the parents of teenage girls before an abortion is performed....

Teen Abortion Law In Limbo After New Delay

Chicago Tribune | Sara Olkon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The fate of a law that would require physicians in Illinois to notify a parent or guardian when a girl 17 or younger seeks an abortion remained in lim...

Doctors Get Grace Period For Violating Newly-Enforced Abortion Law

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- The state of Illinois is giving doctors a 90-day grace period for violations of a law on abortion that went into effect this week. Th...

Illinois Abortion Notification Law Revived By Court

AP | MIKE ROBINSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) -- A federal appeals court breathed new life on Tuesday into a long-dormant Illinois law that requires teen girls to notify their parents...