Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Judge Blocks North Dakota Law Banning Medication Abortions

In-Forum: Order halts regulation of certain abortions, by Kristen Daum:

Medication’s label at issue under law

FARGO – A controversial law regulating medication abortions in North Dakota won’t take effect until Image1  the political debate is resolved in Cass County District Court.

Judge Wickham Corwin approved a temporary restraining order Thursday, preventing the new state law from taking effect on Aug. 1.

A national women’s reproductive rights group – on behalf of the Red River Valley Women’s Clinic – argues the law will “effectively ban” medication abortions.

The downtown Fargo clinic is the only abortion provider in North Dakota. . . .


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