The U.S. Constitution is not violated by the prosecution of a doctor who wanted to treat wounded al-Qaida fighters in the field, a New York federal judge has ruled.

Deciding an issue of first impression, Southern District of New York Judge Loretta Preska said the law that forbids providing material support or resources to a terror organization is not unconstitutionally vague on its face or as applied — and does not criminalize the practice of medicine.

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