Monday, January 25, 2016

Supreme Court Denies Review In North Dakota Fetal Heart Beat Abortion Ban

The U.S. Supreme Court today denied certiorari in Stenehjem v. MKB Management Corp., (Docket No. 15-627, cert. denied 1/25/2016). (Order List.)  In the case, the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals (full text) held unconstitutional North Dakota's ban on abortions from the time the fetus possesses a detectable heartbeat. ABC News reports on the denial of review.