This case challenges provisions of North Dakota House Bill
1297, passed during the 2011 legislative session, which would effectively ban
all medication abortions in the state by requiring compliance with conditions
for the provision of “abortion-inducing drugs” that are impossible to
On February 16, 2012 East Central District Court Judge Wickham Corwin replaced an earlier temporary restraining order blocking enforcement of the law with an injunction that will remain in effect until the lawsuit seeking to overturn the law is resolved.
Download the order below.