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N Dakota passes strictest abortion ban

RED STATE:In a challenge to Roe versus Wade, the law bans abortions in cases when a fetal heartbeat can be detected. Abortion-rights advocates have vowed to fight it

AP, BISMARCK, North Dakota

Kromenaker said Dalrymple “awoke a sleeping giant” by approving the measures.

“First and foremost, abortion is both legal and available in North Dakota,” she said. “But any time abortion laws are in the news, women are worried about access.”

The New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights announced on Tuesday that it has committed to challenging the fetal heartbeat bill on behalf of the clinic.

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