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Jess Tilley ID# 700256358 In brief, current Supreme Court rulings allow the individual states to regulate abortion in the following ways: Banning elective abortions after viability Requiring parental consent or notice before a minor can obtain an abortion, although usually a "judicial bypass" option must be made available Requiring waiting periods before an abortion may be performed. (Usually 24-48 hours.) Requiring informed consent or counseling be obtained before an abortion. (States often mandate what information must be presented.) Requiring certain kinds of record keeping What are some Significant Rulings? In 1973, Roe v. Wade struck down the abortion laws of most states. Under Roe , no state could regulate abortion during the first trimester of pregnancy. Regulations directly related to maternal health would be allowed during the second trimester. Post-viability abortions, if regulated, would be subject to the mental and physical health exceptions set out in Doe v. Bolton
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