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TODAY   |  March 27, 2013

North Dakota passes toughest abortion laws in US

The toughest laws against abortion in the United States were signed into law in North Dakota, including bans against abortions as early as six weeks, or as soon as a heartbeat can be detected.

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>>> officials in north dakota are bracing for legal challenges after the nation's toughest new measure on abortion were signed into law there. one measure passed by state legislators bans abortions as early as six weeks into a pregnancy or as soon as a heartbeat can be detected. another bans abortions based on genetic defects.