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U.S. sues Idaho over state law that imposes "near-absolute ban" on abortion - court filing

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Justice Department says Idaho law conflicts with federal law. Law would make it a criminal offense for doctors to provide emergency treatment. Idaho, like many Republican-led states, has several anti-abortion laws on the books. U.S. Supreme Court has overturned landmark abortion rights case Roe v. Wade.
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