abortion

MN AG Keith Ellison visits Red River Women’s Clinic

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison tours the Red River Women’s Clinic’s new facility in Moorhead saying it’s up and functioning well. He calls the staff “vibrant” and ready to help women during a difficult time. Ellison says if a state tries to file criminal charges against a women getting an abortion in Minnesota, he will file…

Judge Blocks North Dakota’s Abortion Tigger Law, Again

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A judge has again blocked a trigger law banning abortion in North Dakota as he weighs a lawsuit from the state’s lone abortion clinic. The clinic argues that the law violates the state constitution. Burleigh County District Judge Bruce Romanick on Thursday granted the motion for a preliminary injunction sought by the Red River Women’s Clinic…

Pro life rally held across the street from new Moorhead abortion clinic

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KVRR) – A pro life organization and the Diocese of Crookston hold a rally across from the Red River Women’s Clinic’s new Moorhead location. They are grateful abortions could soon no longer be lawful in North Dakota, but are concerned the state’s only abortion clinic moved three miles away where the procedure is legal. Pro Life Action Ministries…

Lawyers argue to delay North Dakota law banning abortion

Red River Women’s Clinic, MoorheadBISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR/Prairie Public) – Attorneys for the Red River Women’s Clinic have asked a North Dakota judge for a temporary restraining order, to prevent the state’s anti-abortion law from taking effect next Friday. The law outlaws abortions in North Dakota, except in case of rape, incest or when a mother’s life is threatened.  The “trigger” law…

Judge In Bismarck To Hear Arguments over Abortion Trigger Ban on Friday

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — A Burleigh County District Court judge will hear arguments Friday in the lawsuit over North Dakota’s abortion trigger law. The ban will take effect next week unless it is blocked by the court. The lawsuit was filed on behalf of Red River Women’s Clinic, the only clinic that performs abortions in the state. They argue that…

Abortion Clinic Relocates and Opens in Moorhead

MOORHEAD, Minn. (KFGO/KVRR) — The owner of what was North Dakota’s only abortion clinic says the clinic has opened in its new location in Moorhead. Volunteer escorts walked patients inside while a small number of protesters demonstrated. Red River Women’s Clinic owner Tammi Kromenaker says the clinic opened with the help of nearly $1 million in donations. Abortion remains legal…

Minnesota’s Democratic AG Will Not Appeal Ruling on Abortion Restrictions

ST. PAUL — Attorney General Keith Ellison says he won’t appeal a ruling that struck down most of Minnesota’s restrictions on abortion as unconstitutional. Ellison says the state has already spent enough time and money on the case and would be unlikely to win an appeal. The decision isn’t a surprise since Ellison is a Democrat who supports abortion rights….

Red River Women’s Clinic Has More Time To Move to Moorhead

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/AP) — The owner and operator of Red River Women’s Clinic in Fargo says she now has more than enough time to relocate the clinic to Moorhead. A judge on Wednesday temporarily delayed North Dakota’s trigger law abortion ban. Tammi Kromenaker says she was prepared to reopen her clinic in Moorhead next week if the state’s abortion ban…

BREAKING NEWS: N.D. Abortion Trigger Law Blocked by Judge

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — The trigger law for North Dakota’s only abortion clinic was supposed to go into effect at midnight, but it has been temporarily blocked by South Central District Judge Bruce Romanick. The court granted the Red River Women’s Clinic request for a temporary restraining order prohibiting the ban from taking effect. The ban would have force patients…

Fargo Clinic Could Be Holding Final Day of Abortions On Wednesday

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – North Dakota’s only abortion clinic is preparing for what could be its final day of performing procedures. Red River Women’s Clinic in Fargo will offer abortion care on Wednesday, and on Thursday a trigger ban is set to make abortion illegal in the state. Barring a judge’s intervention, it likely means an indefinite period when patients…