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N.C. Governor Signs Law Tightening Abortion Clinic Regulations

Critics say the new law -- and stricter standards -- will force most abortion clinics to close.

The Associated Press/Washington Post: NC Gov. McCrory Signs Abortion Clinic Bill That Critics Say Will Force Most To Close
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory on Monday signed into law a measure directing state officials to regulate abortion clinics based on the same standards as those for outpatient surgical centers, a change that critics say will force most to close (7/29).

Reuters: North Carolina Governor Signs Tougher Abortion Clinic Rules
North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory signed into law on Monday new requirements for clinics performing abortions that supporters say will protect women's safety and opponents say will restrict access to the procedure (Brooks, 7/30).

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