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US-USA-ABORTION-IDAHO:Federal judge strikes down Idaho ban on late-term abortions
SALMON, Idaho (Reuters) - A federal judge on Wednesday struck down a 2011 Idaho law that banned most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy, ruling that the measure is unconstitutional.
Idaho is one of numerous states that have enacted late-term abortion prohibitions in recent years based on controversial medical research suggesting that a fetus feels pain starting at 20 weeks of gestation.
(Reporting by Laura Zuckerman; Editing by Steve Gorman and Eric Walsh)