History of abortion in America

Published On: Mar 27 2013 11:13:21 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 17 2014 09:48:41 AM CDT

A judge has overturned North Dakota's restrictive abortion law. Take a look at the history of this hot-button issue in America.

Abortion Timeline - North Dakota
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March 2013: North Dakota's governor signs the nation's most restrictive abortion law into effect. The legislation bans abortions if a fetal heartbeat is heard, which can be as early as six weeks, and prohibits abortions over gender or genetic defects. More than a year later, the law was overturned by a federal judge.

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