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2006-01-31 18:15:43

NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Two appeals courts ruled against the federal ban on partial-birth abortions on Tuesday, calling the 2003 law unconstitutional because it fails to make an exception for the health of the mother.

2006-01-31 14:55:28

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court in California on Tuesday said the federal Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act is unconstitutional and upheld an injunction barring its enforcement. The decision marked the second time a U.S. appeals court has found the federal law was unconstitutional.


Word of the Day
ethnarch
  • The governor of a province or people.
The word 'ethnarch' comes from a Greek word meaning 'ruler of a tribe or nation'.
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