The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down a 2011 North Carolina law that had required abortion providers to describe an ultrasound of a fetus to a patient, regardless of whether the pregnant woman wanted to look or listen.
Abortion rights advocates in North Carolina say they are in the dark about the new rules.
One North Carolina abortion clinic is now closed for good and another abortion center has re-opened after both were cited for problems that led to the suspension of services at each location this summer.
A federal judge wants to hear from lawyers in person on the legality of 2011 ultrasound requirements passed by North Carolina legislators before deciding whether they should be tossed out permanently as unconstitutional.
Protestors gathered at the state’s legislature Wednesday morning to demonstrate against a bill passed by the state Senate before they go on break that would tighten the regulations on abortion clinics.Read More
“We used to be a beacon of light,” said State Sen. Ellie Kinnaird (D-Orange) after Wednesday’s controversial passage of an anti-abortion bill.Read More
CHAPEL HILL- The Chapel Hill Town Council is publically advocating for an end to what some are...Read More