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In this April 16 photo North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple speaks in Bismarck, N.D. Dalrymple 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. (AP Photo/Dale Wetzel, File)

ND group seeks to put abortion laws on ballot

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BISMARCK, N.D. -- A group of North Dakota residents plans to circulate a petition to put the state's three new anti-abortion measures to a statewide vote.


Gary Hangsleben, 67, of Grand Forks, sent Secretary of State Al Jaeger a request Tuesday afternoon for a petition for each abortion law.

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