North Dakota’s governor signed a law on Monday, April 24, banning nearly all abortions in this sparsely populated northern US state.
According to a statement from Republican Gov. Doug Burgum, “This Act clarifies and revises current state law.”which came into force with a decision of the United States Supreme Court in June 2022, which revoked the constitutional guarantee of abortion.
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Preventing abortion “from pregnancy”
In fact, having an abortion is now illegal in North Dakota. “from pregnancy”With some exceptions, especially if the pregnancy poses serious health risks to the mother.
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An exception is also provided for up to six weeks of pregnancy if it results from a case of rape or incest. Offending doctors face up to five years in prison.