Ramsey County District Court

Legal Fight Begins Over Minnesota Abortion Laws

The coalition involved says Minnesota's abortion restrictions are medically unnecessary.

ST. PAUL, Minn.–Plaintiffs seeking to overturn Minnesota abortion laws have had their first day in court. A coalition of groups urged a Ramsey County District Court judge Wednesday to let their case proceed while state attorneys argue the lawsuit should be tossed out. Judge Thomas Gilligan indicated he would take some time to make an initial ruling in a case…