N.C. Legislature Poised To Overturn Governor's Veto Of Abortion Ban : The NPR Politics Podcast Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, vetoed a bill banning abortion in North Carolina after 12 weeks. But as Republicans hold supermajorities in both houses of the state legislature, it is likely the veto will be overridden, and restrictions could take effect as soon as this summer.

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N.C. Legislature Poised To Overturn Governor's Veto Of Abortion Ban

N.C. Legislature Poised To Overturn Governor's Veto Of Abortion Ban

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North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper ignites a crowd of about 1,000 abortion-rights supporters gathered in Raleigh, N.C., before he vetoes legislation banning nearly all abortions after 12 weeks, Saturday, May 13, 2023. Hannah Schoenbaum/AP hide caption

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North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper ignites a crowd of about 1,000 abortion-rights supporters gathered in Raleigh, N.C., before he vetoes legislation banning nearly all abortions after 12 weeks, Saturday, May 13, 2023.

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Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, vetoed a bill banning abortion in North Carolina after 12 weeks. But as Republicans hold supermajorities in both houses of the state legislature, it is likely the veto will be overridden, and restrictions could take effect as soon as this summer.

This episode: White House correspondent Tamara Keith, senior political editor & correspondent Domenico Montanaro, and WFAE politics & government reporter Steve Harrison.

The podcast is produced by Elena Moore and Casey Morell. Our editor is Eric McDaniel. Our executive producer is Muthoni Muturi.

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