The 411 on Abortion Laws

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  • Abortion Controversy
  • Refusal
  • State-Mandated Counseling
  • Hospital and Physician Requirements
  • Gestational Limits
  • "Partial-Birth" Abortion
  • Public Funding
  • Coverage by Private Insurance
  • Waiting Periods
  • Parental Involvemet
  • More Information

Abortion Controversy

"The controversy over a woman's right to choose to have an abortion will never end," said U.S. District Judge Daniel Hovland. The federal judge recently struck down a North Dakota abortion law, considered one of the country's most restrictive. Keep reading to learn about nationwide laws that regulate and limit whether, when and under what circumstances a woman may obtain an abortion. — Patrice Peck

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