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Abortion Law Put On Hold Til 2010

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Nov 20, 2009 6:40PM

The controversial abortion law that requires doctors to notify a girl's parents or guardians before (if the girl is under the age of 17) before performing an abortion has hit another snag. A circuit court judge has decided to extend a current restraining order on the law through the end of the year. According to WBEZ, the judge, "says he's waiting for briefs from both sides before determining whether the law should stand." Though it was set to go into effect almost three weeks ago, the law, with an already tumultuous history dating as far back as 1984 (before being updated in '95), the law continues to be centered in a tug-of-war.