North Dakota Lawmakers introduced SB 2323, a bill that would prohibit any new clinics offering abortion from opening within 30 miles of a public or private school.
HB 1313 would criminalize abortion, possibly resulting in life in prison without parole for doctors who provide abortion care. The measure leaves the door open to punish anyone who discusses abortion care, drives a friend or family member to an abortion appointment, or provides counseling to someone seeking an abortion with up to five years in prison.
Today marks 48 years since Roe v. Wade, established the legal right to an abortion. Yet the right to safe, legal abortion is continually under attack, especially in North Dakota.