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N.D. appeals ruling on fetal-heartbeat abortion ban

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BISMARCK - North Dakota is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that permanently blocked a state law that would have banned abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.

Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem filed a notice of appeal here Wednesday to U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovland’s April 16 ruling that said the law would essentially ban all abortions as early as six weeks of pregnancy and “cannot withstand a constitutional challenge.”

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