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- U.S. judge reinstates North Carolina ban on late-term abortions, article with imageLegal ·
August 18, 2022 · 2:27 AM UTC
A federal judge on Wednesday reinstated a decades-old North Carolina ban on abortions performed after 20 weeks of gestation, citing the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision allowing states to freely regulate procedures to terminate pregnancy.