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Parental Notice Law Not a Political Compromise

Quite the contentious issue, the Illinois Parental Notice of Abortion Act has never been enacted due to a court injunction — until now. The law, scheduled to go into effect yesterday, now remains in political limbo pending a lawsuit and considerations from a regulation department.

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Chicago City Council Passes Buffer Zone Ordinance

The Chicago City Council recently passed an ordinance establishing a buffer zone outside all medical facilities to protect health care workers, volunteers, and patients from harassment and obstruction.

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