Governor Lynch Responsible for Parental Notification Repeal

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“I’m disappointed Governor Lynch opposes parental notification. One can be pro-choice and still believe parents have a right to know that their teenage daughter is pregnant,” said Fergus Cullen, chairman of the New Hampshire Republican party.

“The Democrats had a choice on this issue: fix the law, or repeal it. The Democratic majority looked to the Governor for guidance on what to do. Governor Lynch could have sided with parents and suggested his Democratic majority amend the law to address the court’s concerns, but he did not. Governor Lynch is the reason parental notification is being repealed,” Cullen said.

“This was a moderate statute born of compromise that could have been improved instead of repealed, but Governor Lynch chose an extreme position< over a moderate one supporting parent’s rights,” Cullen said.