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Battle for Choice Heats Up in Alaska

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There is a battle heating up in Alaska. Oddly, the rest of the country does not seem interested.

Planned Parenthood of the Great  Northwest is challenging an Alaska law that requires minors seeing abortion services to gain parental consent before the services can be rendered.  Planned Parenthood is basing their constitutionality challenge on both privacy and equal protection.

As of December 2010, a minor who seeks abortion in Alaska must first get parental consent before the procedure takes place or they must petition the court for a waiver to the parental consent requirement.

As of this writing, Alaska has had seven waiver requests.  Six of the requests were granted and one was withdrawn.

The trial is expected to last fifteen days.

Read more: here and here


Written by emokidsloveme

February 15, 2012 at 1:08 PM

Posted in Uncategorized

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  1. hermes 銀座

    財布 hermes

    August 8, 2013 at 4:02 AM

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