Federal Judge Rules North Dakota Abortion Ban Unconstitutional - KXNet.com - Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson-KXNEWS,ND

Federal Judge Rules North Dakota Abortion Ban Unconstitutional

Posted:

A federal judge rules North Dakota fetal heartbeat abortion law `invalid and unconstitutional'

A federal judge has struck down one of North Dakota's controversial abortion laws.

U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland ruled today that the law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected is invalid and unconstitutional.

The law would have stopped abortions as early as six weeks into pregnancy.

The New York based Center for Reproductive Rights filed a lawsuit against the measure last summer on behalf of the Red River Women's clinic in Fargo.

  • HealthMore>>

  • West African airline suspends flights amid Ebola

    West African airline suspends flights amid Ebola

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:27 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:27:25 GMT
    The West African airline that transported a passenger sick with Ebola last week says it's now suspending flights to the two cities hardest hit by the disease.
    Police officers deployed to Liberia's international airport to ensure passengers are screened for Ebola symptoms as a major regional airline announced Tuesday it was suspending flights to the cities hardest hit by an...
  • Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice

    Virus drugmaker fights pediatricians' new advice

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:26 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:26:17 GMT
    A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation's leading pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine.
    A costly drug given mostly to premature babies is at the center of a clash between the manufacturer and the nation's leading pediatrician's group, which recommends scaling back use of the medicine.
  • Miller faces sales job on $17B VA health care bill

    Miller faces sales job on $17B VA health care bill

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:37 AM EDT2014-07-29 07:37:15 GMT
    Rep. Jeff Miller's background as a real estate broker will come in handy as the Florida Republican tries to a sell a $17 billion veterans health care bill to a GOP caucus that includes tea party members dead...
    Before being elected to Congress, Rep. Jeff Miller was a real estate broker. His background in sales will come in handy as the Florida Republican tries to a sell a $17 billion deal to improve veterans health care to a GOP...
Quick Clicks
Closings/Delays
View list
Calendar
What's happening?
Lottery Results
Feeling lucky?
Viewer Photos
Submit yours!
Road Report
Current conditions
TV Listings
See what's on
Gas Prices
Check near you
E-Mail Newsletter
Signup now

Most Popular

Stories
Videos
loading...
Powered by WorldNow
General information or questions:
kxinfo@kxnet.com

News:
Bismarck:
Phone: 701-223-9197
News Fax: 701-223-1985

News:
Minot:
Phone: 701-852-2104
News Fax: 701-838-1050
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KXNET. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.