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Abortion ultrasound law violates First Amendment, 4th Circuit says

Dec 22, 2014, 10:47 am CST

A federal appeals court has ruled that North Carolina’s abortion ultrasound law violates the First Amendment.

The law requires physicians to perform an ultrasound, display the sonogram, and describe the fetus to women seeking abortions, even if the woman averts her eyes or refuses to listen. The measure does allow… full story

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