An Illinois judge has issued a temporary restraining order delaying enforcement of a law requiring doctors to notify parents of teens who are seeking an abortion. The order was issued in response to a request by the American Civil Liberties Union, and will remain in effect until hearings on why the law should not be put into effect.
The Chicago Tribune reports today that enforcement of Illinois’ parental consent law has been delayed until a meeting this Wednesday of the medical disciplinary board for the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation meets.
Bob McDonnell’s position on abortion is not incidental to his career as a politician; it’s central, and it’s also extreme.
Jason Webb creates false divisions by placing the Church at the center of political discourse in Spain—by depicting it as a great force that you’re either for or against.
For some girls, parental notification is not an option. Self-induced abortion is.
Say this ten times fast: An Act to Protect the Safety of Maine Children by Requiring the Express Consent of Legal Guardian to Dispense Prescription Medication to a Minor.
Last night the television show Boston Legal attempted to address parental consent laws for abortion. Let me just say that to root a story about abortion on the perspectives of two older men is, well, interesting.
“Sarah’s Law” is the third attempt to get California voters to say yes to parental notification. But there is no “Sarah” and government mandated parental notification won’t improve communication between parents and teens.
Women fight to put violence on global agenda; San Francisco Chronicle warns proposition 4 threatens choice; Mitt Romney’s sex ed hypocrisy; British org publishes sex ed booklet for six-year-old students; Progress on fight against TB/HIV; Tyra Banks takes on teen pregnancy.