2021 Georgia Code
Title 49 - Social Services
Chapter 7 - Family-Planning Services
§ 49-7-9. Construction of Chapter

Universal Citation: GA Code § 49-7-9 (2021)

This chapter shall be liberally construed to protect the rights of all individuals to pursue their religious beliefs and to follow the dictates of their own consciences, to prevent the imposition upon any individual of practices offensive to the individual's moral standards, to respect the right of every individual to self-determination in the procreation of children, and to ensure a complete freedom of choice in pursuance of his constitutional rights.

(Ga. L. 1966, p. 228, § 9.)


Any person requesting family planning services eligible.

- Legislature intended to make any person requesting family planning services eligible to receive those services regardless of whether that person is married, pregnant, or the parent of at least one child. 1971 Op. Att'y Gen. No. 71-177.

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