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Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey
Citation:Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey, 505 U.S. 833, 112 S.Ct. 2791, 120 L.Ed.2d 674 (1992)
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The Pennsylvania’s abortion law required informed consent and a 24 hour waiting period prior to the procedure. A minor seeking an abortion required the consent of one parent (with a possible judicial bypass procedure). A married woman seeking an abortion had to indicate that she notified her husband of her intention to abort the fetus. These provisions were challenged by several abortion clinics and physicians.
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