Abortion

North Dakota Governor Signs Ban on Abortions After Six Weeks into Law

Also signs bill banning abortions based on genetic defects

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North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple has signed legislation that would ban most abortions if a fetal heartbeat can be detected, something that can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. The Republican governor also signed into law another measure that would makes North Dakota the first to ban abortions based on genetic defects such as Down syndrome.

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