Illinois abortion notification law unclear
November 2, 2009
It's unclear if
will start enforcing a hotly debated abortion notification law this
week after all.
After decades of
legal wrangling, it appeared the law requiring physicians to notify
parents before their teenage daughters get an abortion would take
effect Tuesday. But state regulators now say a grace period for
doctors has been extended several days.
Department of Financial and Professional Regulation granted an initial
90-day grace period in August. But spokeswoman Susan Hofer says
the agency issued an extension late Friday. It'll remain until the
state's Medical Disciplinary Board meets on Wednesday.
could ask for another extension. It also could ask that authorities to
start enforcing the law immediately.
are urging you to contact Illinois Governor Pat Quinn at 217-782-0244
or 312-814-2121 in
and tell him to enforce the Parental Notification Law.
law has been on the books since 1984 and was updated in 1995. The
abortion industry has had a 14 year “grace period”. This good law
needs to be enforced. It only makes sense that parents be involved in
major medical decisions involving their underage children.
don’t allow our daughters to have their ears pierced or their
appendix removed without our consent or knowledge. Why would we allow
them to undergo an invasive, serious, surgical procedure that can have
life threatening effects?
Parental Notification Law needs to be implemented and enforced.
Children need to be protected. Parental rights need to be restored and
put back into the hands of parents.
Those Who Hate Me, Love Death”
Abortion Clinic vs. Parents’ Rights”