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ND abortion clinic drops suit challenging law after reaching deal with state

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FARGO — A lawsuit challenging a law requiring doctors who perform abortions in North Dakota to have admitting privileges at a local hospital has been dismissed.


The Red River Women’s Clinic in Fargo, the state’s only abortion clinic, filed a lawsuit challenging the 2013 law, arguing it violated the state’s constitution.

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Patrick Springer
Patrick Springer first joined the reporting staff of The Forum in 1985. He can be reached by calling 701-241-5522. Have a comment to share about a story? Letters to the editor should include author’s name, address and phone number. Generally, letters should be no longer than 250 words. All letters are subject to editing. Send to