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Pro-life laws blocked in North Carolina, passed in Utah

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 3/26/19, 03:07 pm

A federal judge has overruled a North Carolina law protecting unborn babies from abortion starting at the 20th week of pregnancy. U.S. District Judge William Osteen’s ruling Monday gives state legislators 60 days to amend the law or appeal his ruling. The measure, passed in 2016, included exceptions for mothers who faced a risk of death or serious and irreversible harm if the pregnancy continued.

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FDA orders group to stop mailing abortion pills

Abortion | The agency says abortion by mail is illegal, but tele-abortions are still OK
by Samantha Gobba
Posted 3/25/19, 03:04 pm

Months after launching an investigation into Aid Access, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration demanded the Dutch abortion group stop mailing abortion-inducing drugs to women in the United States. In a letter earlier this month, the FDA said Aid Access offers “misbranded and unapproved new drugs” on its website.

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Mississippi governor signs heartbeat bill

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 3/21/19, 01:43 pm

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, a Republican, on Thursday signed a law that will protect babies from abortion once they have a detectable heartbeat, usually at about six weeks of gestation. The law says an abortionist who ends a pregnancy after a baby’s heartbeat is detected could face revocation of his or her medical license. It includes exceptions if a pregnancy endangers a woman’s life or one of her major bodily functions.

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