Judge blocks 2 provisions in North Carolina’s new abortion law
October 03, 2023
CWN Editor's Note: A federal district judge has blocked two provisions of a new North Carolina law that bans most second—and third-trimester abortions.
While leaving most of the new law in place, Judge Catherine Eagles, appointed to the bench by President Obama in 2010, halted a provision that would have required abortions after the beginning of the second trimester to take place in hospitals. The judge also prevented “enforcement of a rule that doctors must document the existence of a pregnancy within the uterus before prescribing a medication abortion,” the Associated Press reported.The above note supplements, highlights, or corrects details in the original source (link above). About CWN news coverage.
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