Md. Abortion Disclaimer Ruling Will Be Appealed

BALTIMORE (AP) — Supporters of a Baltimore ordinance that requires pregnancy counseling centers to post a disclaimer if they don’t provide abortions or birth control say they will appeal a court ruling that the law is unconstitutional.

An official with the Center for Reproductive Rights said in an e-mail Saturday that the group and the City of Baltimore would appeal Friday’s ruling by a federal judge.

Baltimore’s ordinance took effect last year, but the city agreed not to start enforcing it while the matter was litigated.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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