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After Gordon certifies trigger bill, abortion will be banned in Wyo. Wednesday

JACKSON (WNE) — Abortion will be banned in Wyoming, with narrow exceptions, starting Wednesday, July 27.

Gov. Mark Gordon certified Friday the state’s “trigger bill,” which was passed during the 2022 budget session and intended to go into effect after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe V. Wade. The Supreme Court overturned the 49-year-old precedent on June 24, prompting Wyoming Attorney General Bridget Hill to review the Wyoming law.

Hill said Thursday that the measure was “fully authorized” and said her office “...

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