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Longer waiting period for abortions among hundreds of new laws taking effect in Utah

May 5, 2012


The Republic, May 5, 2012 by Josh Loftin SALT LAKE CITY — Opponents of a 72-hour waiting period for abortions in Utah don’t plan a legal challenge before the law takes effect on Tuesday, despite some similarities to a South Dakota law that has been put on hold by a federal judge. The Utah law, […]

Utah governor signs law mandating 72-hour wait for abortion

March 20, 2012


Yahoo News, March 20, 2012 SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) – Utah’s Republican governor signed a law extending a required waiting period for women seeking an abortion to 72 hours on Tuesday, even though a similar requirement in South Dakota has been blocked in court, a spokeswoman said. The decision by Governor Gary Herbert is expected […]