July 1, 2017 Court, Featured News, Healthcare, Laws, U.S., Youth & Schools
Emily Zantow reports:
A federal judge in Indiana issued a preliminary injunction against a new state law that would allow judges to alert the parents of minors seeking an abortion, even if the minor has been deemed mature enough by a court to make her own choice.
Under current Indiana law, minors are required to obtain parental consent before obtaining an abortion.
However, they can petition a judge for a “judicial bypass,” which can deem the minor mature enough make the decision or that it is in the minor’s best interests.
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