The American Medical Association Is Suing North Dakota Over ‘Scientifically Unsound’ Abortion Laws

The Daily Caller | 7/3/2019 | Staff
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The American Medical Association is suing the state of North Dakota over abortion laws that the AMA claims are scientifically unsound.

The AMA sued the state of North Dakota on June 26 over a law passed in March and signed by Republican North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum, according to an AMA press release. The law, H.B. 1336, requires doctors to tell patients that medication abortions can be reversed.

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The AMA filed a lawsuit against North Dakota in collaboration with the last abortion clinic in North Dakota, Red River Women’s Clinic and the Center for Reproductive Rights, according to WaPo.

“The patient-physician relationship is the cornerstone of health care, and depends upon honest, open conversations about all of a patient’s health care options,” said AMA President Patrice A. Harris, according to the AMA press release.

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“North Dakota’s law undermines this relationship by requiring physicians to mislead and misinform their patients with messages that contradict reality and science. The AMA will always defend science and open conversations about all health care options available to patients.”

H.B. 1336 requires health care providers tell women who wish to...
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