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Breaking: Federal Judge Blocks North Carolina Ultrasound Requirements

Jodi Jacobson

From The Republic: A federal judge has blocked a portion of North Carolina’s new abortion restrictions that would make new requirements of medical providers who perform ultrasounds on pregnant women. U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles in Greensboro issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday, the day before the law is enforceable. Eagles blocked a provision regarding what must […]

From The Republic:

A federal judge has blocked a portion of North Carolina’s new abortion restrictions that would make new requirements of medical providers who perform ultrasounds on pregnant women.

U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles in Greensboro issued a preliminary injunction Tuesday, the day before the law is enforceable. Eagles blocked a provision regarding what must be shown and told to a woman when an ultrasound is performed at least four hours before the scheduled procedure.

The section required the medical worker to put the electronic image of the fetus in front of the pregnant woman, describe what the woman may view and offer her the chance to listen to the fetal heart beat.

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Eagles said other sections of the law — including a 24-hour waiting period — can be enforced.

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