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Abortion Study Could Shift Debate over Ban

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Abortion Study Could Shift Debate over Ban

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Abortion Study Could Shift Debate over Ban

Abortion Study Could Shift Debate over Ban

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The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology has published the first peer-reviewed study of an abortion procedure Congress banned last year. The study has the potential to shift the debate over the law. Contrary to claims by opponents in Congress, the study finds the procedure is no more dangerous than others used in the second trimester of pregnancy. NPR's Julie Rovner reports.

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