South Dakota Legislature Bans Abortion

 
Both houses of the South Dakota legislature passed HB 1215 on February 22nd, agreeing to ban abortion in that state, exempting abortions that are needed to save a woman's life. The law does not make exceptions for women who seek abortions due to rape, incest, or threats to their health. The bill now goes to anti-choice Governor Mike Rounds, who will have 15 days to make his decision about signing.

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Both houses of the South Dakota legislature passed HB 1215 on February 22nd, agreeing to ban abortion in that state, exempting abortions that are needed to save a woman's life. The law does not make exceptions for women who seek abortions due to rape, incest, or threats to their health. The bill now goes to anti-choice Governor Mike Rounds, who will have 15 days to make his decision about signing.

Read more on Indybay's Womyn's News Page and US News Page

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