The Illinois Supreme Court ruled in Hope Clinic v. Adams to uphold the Parental Notification of Abortion Act. The decision means that the parents of minors seeking an abortion will be notified 48-hours prior to the procedure. The ACLU of Illinois' Reproductive Rights Project Director Lorie Chaiten spoke with the Associated Press about next steps:
"We will never stop looking for ways to keep this law from being enforced," said Lori Chaiten, the ACLU's director of reproductive rights, who argued the case. "(But) our immediate goal is preparing providers and teen health clinics to deal with compliance and help young women who need to go to court with a (waiver) to get to us so we can get them in touch with a pro-bono lawyer that can help."