CASEPlanned Parenthood of the Great Northwest v. State of Alaska

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Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest filed suit against a 2010 voter-approved state law that requires at least one parent to be notified before a minor child can obtain an abortion. The law provides an option for a judge to bypass the notification requirement in special circumstances.
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Alaska Supreme Court: Parents can be left in dark when child seeks abortion

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Alaska Supreme Court: Parents can be left in dark when child seeks abortion

Court strikes down voter-approved law requiring parental notification

Jul 22, 2016 Read More

Alaska doctors: Planned Parenthood shouldn’t get to decide what ‘medically necessary’ means

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Alaska doctors: Planned Parenthood shouldn’t get to decide what ‘medically necessary’ means

ADF files brief with Alaska Supreme Court in defense of law that makes sure taxpayers don’t pay for elective abortions.

Apr 20, 2016 Read More

Alaska Supreme Court to consider whether parents need to know when child seeks abortion

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Alaska Supreme Court to consider whether parents need to know when child seeks abortion

Alliance Defending Freedom allied attorney arguing before state high court Wednesday

Feb 19, 2014 Read More

Alaska court: parent needs to know when child seeks abortion

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Alaska court: parent needs to know when child seeks abortion

Court says parental notification law ‘sufficiently fosters a potential for worthwhile family involvement’

Oct 09, 2012 Read More
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https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/planned-parenthood-of-the-great-northwest-v.-state-of-alaska/planned-parenthood-of-the-great-northwest-v-state-of-alaska---alaska-supreme-court-opinion.pdf?sfvrsn=16dca4af_4https://adflegal.blob.core.windows.net/mainsite-new/docs/default-source/documents/legal-documents/planned-parenthood-of-the-great-northwest-v.-state-of-alaska/planned-parenthood-of-the-great-northwest-v-alaska---trial-court-decision-and-order.pdf?sfvrsn=a489bd1e_4
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