A federal judge on Tuesday blocked part of new North Carolina law that requires abortion providers to show women an ultrasound and describe the images in detail four hours before having an abortion. The law also requires doctors to offer women the chance to listen to the heartbeat of the fetus.
The new law was set to take effect on Wednesday, but U.S. District Judge Catherine Eagles stopped it from being implemented until she can hear further arguments.
A coalition of groups filed a lawsuit in late September challenging the constitutionality of the law.
North Carolina lawmakers argued the law would protect women from the emotional distress caused by having an abortion by persuading them to give birth, but the judge was not convinced.
North Carolina is slowly taking over from South Carolina as the state with the dumbest lawmakers.
I'm not arguing abortion. I'm just saying how dumb the rednecks are that run this state.
At least our unemployment rate is super...