March 26, 2013
National Digest: N.D. limits abortions; Ind. upholds school voucher program (Associated Press, March 26, 2003)
Gov. Jack Dalrymple (R) signed legislation Tuesday that would make North Dakota the nation's most restrictive state on abortion rights, banning the procedure if a fetal heartbeat can be detected -- something that can happen as early as six weeks into a pregnancy.
School vouchers give choice, court rules
Posted by Orrin Judd at March 26, 2013 8:56 PMThe Indiana Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the law creating the nation's broadest school voucher program, clearing the way for a possible expansion.In a unanimous vote, the five justices rejected claims that the law primarily benefited religious institutions that run private schools and accepted arguments that it gave families choice and allowed parents to determine where the money went.