North Carolina House overrides veto on abortion waiting period bill

[JURIST] The North Carolina House of Representatives [official website] voted Tuesday to override a veto by Governor Beverly Perdue [official website] on legislation [HB 854 materials] that would require a 24-hour waiting period before an abortion [JURIST news archive]. With a 72-47 vote [News-Record report], the measure, known as the "Women’s Right to Know Act," will now go to the Senate, which on Monday overrode [Charlotte Observer report] three additional Perdue vetoes. The abortion legislation would also require women seeking…

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