Parental notification

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About 1,000 Californians rallied in front of the state capitol steps in Sacramento on Aug. 21, 2023, to protest a series of bills they say would take away their rights as parents.

California AG sues school district over gender-identity parental notification policy

Aug 30, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The Chino school district’s policy requires parents to be informed if their child seeks to change his or her gender... Read more


‘Gender support’ plans at school: Here’s what parents need to know

Aug 30, 2022

By Edie Heipel

The use of gender support plans is on the rise across the country, which schools are using to “affirm” students’... Read more


Minors seeking abortion in Illinois no longer need notify parents

Jun 1, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Minors in Illinois are no longer required to notify an adult before seeking an abortion, as a repeal signed by... Read more

Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield in Illinois

Bishop Paprocki: Illinois repeal of parental notice abortion law 'a dark and disgraceful moment'

Dec 17, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker on Friday signed a repeal of the state’s Parental Notice of Abortion Act, a move which... Read more


Parental notice repeal puts unborn children and young girls at risk, Illinois critics say

Oct 28, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

The Illinois legislature’s vote to repeal parental notice requirements for abortion hurts young girls and unborn children, the Catholic Conference... Read more

Rough road leading to the Illinois State Capitol Building. Springfield, Illinois.

Tell Illinois lawmakers not to junk parental notice abortion law, Catholic bishops say

Mar 17, 2021

Illinois’ requirement to notify parents of a minor who seeks an abortion is a law that helps save lives and... Read more

Poll: most Illinois voters want parental notification for abortion, but lawmakers seek repeal

Mar 16, 2021

Some Illinois lawmakers want to repeal a law requiring abortion providers to notify parents of a minor who seeks an... Read more

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Austin to fund secret abortions for minors, despite Texas law

Jun 12, 2020

The Austin City Council on Thursday voted to provide funding to an abortion organization that helps minors procure abortion without... Read more

TX judges increasingly denied abortion to minors without parental consent from 2016

Jan 27, 2020

A study of statistics from Texas suggests that since 2016, judges in the state were less likely to grant permission... Read more