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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…

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…

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…

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…

Red River Women’s Clinic sues to block state abortion ban

The lawsuit claims North Dakota's abortion ban is unconstitutional under the state Constitution. 

FARGO (KVRR) – The Red River Women’s Clinic has filed a lawsuit seeking to block enforcement of a North Dakota law that will prohibit nearly all abortions, now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned. The 19-page lawsuit was filed in state court in Bismarck.  North Dakota Attorney General Drew Wrigley and Cass County State’s Attorney Birch Burdick are co-defendants….

Planned Parenthood describes why it’s possibly offering abortions in Moorhead

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) – Planned Parenthood possibly offering abortion services at its Moorhead clinic is part of its nationwide plan for what they are calling a “worst-case scenario” to handle an increase of patients. Planned Parenthood wants to offer abortions in states where it will be legal if Roe v. Wade is overturned. They announced their plan to add abortion…