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Supreme Court lets decision against North Dakota pro-life law stand

January 26, 2016

The United States Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal of a lower court ruling barring enforcement of a 2013 North Dakota abortion law.

The law would have banned abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat.

The North Dakota Catholic Conference said in a statement that it “looks forward to, and advocate[s] for, a time when every human life can be protected by law. In the meantime, the Catholic Church will join with others of good will, of any or no faith, in building a culture of life.”


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  • Posted by: jalsardl5053 - Jan. 26, 2016 7:12 PM ET USA

    No surprise since the Supreme Court majority has long since totally lost any semblance of common sense nevermind the higher ground of a moral sense.