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Hodgson v. Minnesota

Dr. Jane Hodgson (Ob-gyn and well-known pro-choice activist) v. state of Minnesota -1990

Dr. Hodgson challenged a Minnesota state law that required a minor to notify both biological parents before having an abortion.It made no exception for parents who were divorced, who had not married, or who were unknown to their daughters.

Hodgson and the ACLU secured judicial bypass for teenagers for when they could not comply with the parental notification law.

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