LR-120 would require that doctors notify parents at least 48 hours in advance of the abortion

By Kyle Schmauch Community News Service UM School of Journalism October 14, 2012 4:00 pm Click here for full story. Seventeen years after the courts struck down an early attempt to require minors to notify their parents before getting an abortion, the contentious issue is back on the ballot this fall. Legislative Referendum 120 is almost…

Assisted Suicide Disguised as Dignity in New Jersey Bill

Last Thursday, New Jersey Assemblyman John J. Burzichelli (pictured) introduced the “New Jersey Death with Dignity Act,” which would allow physicians to prescribe lethal doses of medication to assist patients in suicide.  Pending legislative vote, the Assembly Bill A3328 will appear as a ballot question in the next election. Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, New Mexico, and Montana…