North Carolina Legislature Approves 72-Hour Abortion Wait
If North Carolina's governor signs the bill, the state will join three other states with the longest waiting period for abortions in the country.By Kate Grumke | June 3, 2015
North Carolina's legislature has approved a 72-hour waiting period to get an abortion, an increase on the state's current waiting period of 24 hours.
Seventy-two hours is the longest waiting period in the country. North Carolina joins Utah, South Dakota and Missouri, which require the same waiting period.