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Judge stops N.D. abortion law from taking effect

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By T.J. Jerke / Forum News Service

BISMARCK — A strict new North Dakota anti-abortion law banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, or after six weeks pregnancy, will not go into effect Aug. 1.

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U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland ruled Monday the law “is clearly an invalid and unconstitutional law.”

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