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North Dakota Supreme Court blocks state pro-life law

March 17, 2023

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CWN Editor's Note: The North Dakota Supreme Court has halted enforcement of a 2007 law banning most abortions. Lawmakers at the time intended the “trigger legislation” to go into effect upon a Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade.

Criticizing the ruling, Drew Wrigley, the state’s attorney general, said that “North Dakota’s Supreme Court appears to have taken on the role of a legislative body, a role our constitution does not afford them.”

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