ABORTION

H. L. v. Matheson (S. Sup. Ct. 1981)—A State Statute, Which Requires Physicians to Notify the Parents of Immature and Unemancipated Minors Before Performing an Abortion, Does Not Violate the Minors’ Fundamental Right to Have an Abortion…..31:476

Planned Parenthood v. Danforth (U.S. 1976)—A State May Constitutionally Regulate the Abortion Decision During the First Trimester of Pregnancy If It Can Show that the Regulation Is Necessary to Protect a Compelling State Interest and the Regulation, as Applied, Does Not Unnecessarily Burden the Woman’s Right to Privacy…..26:716

Rust v. Sullivan, 111 S. Ct. 1759 (1991)–Department of Health and Human Services Regulations Prohibiting Title X Projects from Engaging in Abortion Counseling, Referral, or Advocacy Are Permissible Constructions of Title X and Are Consistent with the First and Fifth Amendments……41:545

Webster v. Reproductive Health Services, 492 U.S. 490 (1989)—States Have Greater Latitude to Regulate and Restrict Abortions…..40:433