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Iowa high court halts state's new abortion constraints


Iowa high court halts state's new abortion constraints
USA TODAY

DES MOINES — The Iowa Supreme Court issued an emergency order Friday stopping enforcement of a new state law that imposes a 72-hour wait on abortions at any stage of pregnancy. Gov. Terry Branstad signed Senate File 471 at 8:30 a.m. CT Friday, ...

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