Indiana Fights to Keep Parental Notification

In his appeal of a federal court ruling, Attorney General Curtis Hill wrote "Ultimately, this Court should settle the issue by ruling that Bellotti is inapplicable to parental notice laws. Extending Bellotti is inappropriate in light of the governmental interests served by parental notice laws, which are far broader than the interests served by parental consent laws. Crucially, even after the abortion, parents still have rights and responsibilities in the care and upbringing of their child. Ignorance of such a profound event in their young daughter’s life is a barrier to exercising those rights and carrying out that responsibility." Read more...



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