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Campaign launches for parental consent

...Rights campaign needs 30,000 signatures to put the measure on next year's ballot. A Planned Parenthood spokeswoman, Clover Simon, told KTUU the majority of teens who seek abortions in Alaska already bring their parents, and many of those who don't...
Planned Parenthood to open clinic in fall

...raised $150,000 for a future clinic. "We are very confident this will happen now that we have the funding," CEO Clover Simon said. "We will offer full services to both men and women in the Southeast." Planned Parenthood is reviewing spaces...
Alaska justice steps away from abortion lawsuit

...interest. The case will go forward, with the other four Supreme Court justices scheduled to hear arguments May 20. Clover Simon, vice president of Planned Parenthood of Alaska, said Christen is probably a fair judge but her decision to step aside...
Lawmakers pushing for parental consent abortion referendum

...conference. "The Legislature did everything it could to protect the privacy of a young child getting pregnant." Clover Simon, head of Planned Parenthood of Alaska, said lawmakers should focus on more pressing priorities - ethics reform, oil...
Group: Initiative opponent breaks disclosure rules

...said it has included the required new language in all its radio and TV advertising, as well as online. Chairwoman Clover Simon said other campaigns also followed the old guidelines and that once her group discovered the problem, it moved to correct...
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Sitka Planned Parenthood clinic getting smaller

...Planned Parenthood said.The Sitka clinic mainly provides access to birth control and will continue doing that, said Clover Simon, a Planned Parenthood spokeswoman in Alaska. Still, the downsizing of the clinic will mean less in the way of reproductive...
Vaccine's cost makes it inaccessible to Alaskans

...of Alaska started offering the vaccine this winter. So far, only 12 people have received it at its clinics, said Clover Simon, chief executive officer. At Planned Parenthood, the cost for all three shots is $480. The Alaska Department of...
State's constitutional hurdles leave parental consent issue in limbo

...enough support for a constitutional amendment because I feel Alaskans are pretty protective of the constitution," said Clover Simon, chief executive officer for Planned Parenthood of Alaska, which successfully challenged the 1997 law. Simon said...
Parental consent for abortions not needed, court rules

...proper constitutional balance between the state's compelling interests and a minor's fundamental right to privacy." Clover Simon, head of Planned Parenthood of Alaska, called the decision as a "victory." "It upholds teens' rights to privacy...
Alaska to offer cancer vaccine to young females

...shots in December and about 50 females statewide have received them, said the organization's Chief Executive Officer Clover Simon. Wood says she understands how the shot could be perceived as means to undercut abstinence education and parental authority...


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