A new poll indicates that a majority of Americans believe that abortions should be banned after 20 weeks.
A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked a new North Dakota law that bans abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected — as early as six weeks into pregnancy, calling the law “clearly invalid and unconstitutional.”
The nation’s record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report.
Gov. Jack Dalrymple signed legislation Tuesday that that would make North Dakota the nation’s most restrictive state on abortion rights, banning the procedure if a fetal heartbeat can be detected — something that can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.
North Dakota lawmakers moved Friday to outlaw abortion in the state by passing a bill defining life as starting at conception.
North Dakota lawmakers who approved what would be some of the most restrictive abortion laws in the U.S. are now considering outlawing all abortions.
The North Dakota Senate has passed a measure would make the state the first to ban abortions based on genetic defects such as Down syndrome.
Rick Santorum has won the GOP caucus in North Dakota, CBS reports.