Friday, December 13, 2013
North Carolina TRAP Rules Still a "Long Way Off"
CharlotteObserver.com: New abortion clinic rules long way off, by Craig Jarvis:
More than four months after a sweeping abortion-regulation bill was signed into law, the new rules it requires for certifying clinics are still a long way from being written.
Anticipated with dread by abortion-rights groups and with optimism by anti-abortion advocates, the rules could put some clinics out of business if they are written stringently enough. Most likely, the struggle to balance opposition to abortion with legitimate medical concerns will return to the General Assembly for a final decision. . . .