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    Billings judge halts 3 MT abortion laws while legal challenge plays out | 406 Politics

    The laws being challenged would ban abortions after 20 weeks gestational age; require a woman to be informed of the option to view an ultrasound before an abortion; and require informed consent before a drug-induced abortion and block providing the medication through the mail. There’s a fourth law included in the lawsuit filed in August, to prohibit health insurance plans sold in the federal exchange in Montana from covering abortion care, but it’s not part of the preliminary injunction request. “This is an important and hard-fought victory. We’re thrilled that the Montana district court preliminarily blocked  

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