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Friday, February 10, 2006

It Has Begun…

Posted by on February 10 at 14:51 PM

Oh, joy: the South Dakota House has passed a bill that would effectively ban abortion in the state.

According to the Associated Press, proposed exceptions for rape, incest, and health issues were rejected, and the bill now proceeds to the South Dakota Senate.

As the AP writes, “Supporters are pushing the measure in hopes of drawing a legal challenge that will cause the US Supreme Court to reverse its 1973 decision legalizing abortion.”

Full story here.

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A few months ago, during my drive to Seattle from Chicago, I stopped in South Dakota and got a hotel room. On an unrelated note, I strongly oppose any bill that would outlaw abortion in the state of South Dakota.

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