Planned Parenthood seeks injunction for two sections of NC abortion law

Planned Parenthood and a Duke Health doctor have renewed their request for a preliminary injunction against portions of North Carolina’s new abortion law. Documents filed Monday in U.S. District Court target two pieces of the law that otherwise took effect July 1.

Meanwhile, the judge in the case rejected defendants’ request to delay the next hearing in the case.

The new law permits abortions through 12 weeks of pregnancy, but blocks the procedure with exceptions afterward.

U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles issued a June 30 order temporarily blocking one portion of the law, labeled the “IUP Documentation Requirement” in court paperwork. That section of the law requires doctors to document an intrauterine pregnancy when using abortion drugs….”

By Molly
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