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Pat McCrory

Posted: Sunday, April 21, 2013 9:39 pm

RALEIGH — Abortion-rights advocates and political observers say a series of measures in the N.C. General Assembly adding new restrictions for the procedure could set up the first test of wills between the GOP majority in the legislature and Republican Gov. Pat McCrory.

McCrory said in the final debate of his 2012 gubernatorial campaign that he wouldn’t sign new abortion regulations, but the Republican-controlled legislature has followed up new restrictions in 2011 with a series of measures this year, most recently a bill to broaden protections for medical professionals who refuse to participate in an abortion.

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