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August 24, 2006Florida Abortionist Appeals Suspension
from staff reports

Court asked to decide if doctor specializing in terminating late-term pregnancies violated state law.

A Florida abortionist suspended earlier this month for allegedly violating state law while performing a pair of late-term abortions in the last two years has filed an appeal in state court.

James Pendergraft is alleged to have ignored a law that mandates late-term abortions be performed in a hospital with a second qualified doctor present to certify the procedure.

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