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Majority of Fargo-area representatives support abortion language bill as North Dakota House OKs challenge to Roe v. Wade

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BISMARCK - The North Dakota House has voted to declare that human life begins at fertilization, setting up a challenge to Roe v. Wade, the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion in the U.S.


The vote was 51-41 on House Bill 1572 and now goes to the Senate.

The bill declares that human life begins at fer-tilization.

A majority of Cass County House members supported an anti-abortion bill today that sets up a challenge for Roe v. Wade.

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