Earlier this week, Alaskans voted in favor of a measure that would allow parents the right to know if their daughter is considering an abortion. In doing so Alaska becomes the 35th state with such regulations.

For more information on which states have parental notification laws, visit the following links:

Americans United for Life

The Guttmacher Institute

For more information see the following FRC background papers on the impact of parental notification:

"PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT LAWS AND THEIR EFFECT ON ABORTION-MINDED MINORS," by Robert Schwarzwalder

"THE EFFECT OF PARENTAL INVOLVEMENT LAWS ON THE INCIDENCE OF ABORTION

AMONG MINORS," by Michael J. New, Ph.D.