Posts tagged "parental notification"

Today’s Lady News: “16 & Pregnant” Teen Deterred By Parental Consent Law

On last night’s episode of “16 & Pregnant” on MTV, a pregnant teen talked with her mother about how she was deterred by Mississippi’s parental consent law for abortion. It’s…

Jessica Wakeman | May 18, 2011 - 6:40 pm

Today’s Lady News: New Mexico Introduces Parental Notification Law For Abortion

A state representative in New Mexico has introduced a bill that would require the parents of girls ages 17 or younger to be notified if she has an abortion.

Jessica Wakeman | January 28, 2011 - 7:40 pm

13-Year-Old Pennsylvania Girl Gives Herself An Abortion

A 13-year-old in Pennsylvania was hospitalized this weekend after giving herself a “home abortion” with a pencil last Wednesday. Police say the girl, whose identity is being kept secret due…

Jessica Wakeman | June 9, 2010 - 12:10 pm

Today’s Lady News: Is Emma Thompson Finally Off Team Polanski?

Emma Thompson initially signed a petition calling for Roman Polanski’s freedom, but has she had a change of heart? A reader at the blog Shakesville may have convinced her to…

Jessica Wakeman | November 4, 2009 - 9:45 pm

Today’s Lady News: Illinois’ Parental Notification For Abortion Law Is Delayed

Illinois’ controversial parental notification law for minors seeking an abortion has been delayed at least until Wednesday morning as officials meet to verify that girls can waive the notification process…

Jessica Wakeman | November 3, 2009 - 9:30 pm

Today’s Lady News: A Lawsuit Is Filed In Illinois Over Parental Notification Law For Abortions

A Chicago doctor and a women’s health clinic have filed a lawsuit in Illinois over a “parental notification law.” If the law goes into effect on Nov. 3, it would…

Jessica Wakeman | October 21, 2009 - 7:45 pm