“BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:
Section 1. Article 1. The Constitution of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to read:
Section XX Abortions for minors. “Notwithstanding any other provision of the Constitution, a parent or guardian is entitled to direct and control the medical care of their minor child. Subject only to emergency situations as defined by the legislature, and a judicial bypass procedure as created by the legislature consistent with the criteria set forth in Bellotti v. Baird 443 U.S. 622 (1979).
Section 2. The amendment proposed by this resolution shall be placed before the voters of the State at the next general election in conformity with Art. XIII, Sec 1, Constitution of the State of Alaska, and the election laws of the state."
Thursday, November 8, 2007
Update on Parentless Teen Abortions
Good news. Rep. Bob Lynn reports on his weblog the legislature will be introducing the following constitutional amendment at start of regular session in January: