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UPDATE 6: S.D. HOUSE APPROVES ABORTION BAN BILL

By Chet Brokaw

South Dakota lawmakers approved a ban on nearly all abortions Friday, setting up a deliberate frontal assault on Roe v. Wade at a time when some activists see the U.S. Supreme Court as more willing than ever to overturn the 33-year-old decision.

Republican Gov. Mike Rounds said he was inclined to sign the bill, which would make it a crime for doctors to perform an abortion unless it was necessary to save the woman’s life. The measure would make no exception in cases of rape or incest.

Many opponents and supporters of abortion rights believe the U.S. Supreme Court is more likely to overturn its 1973 Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion now that conservatives John Roberts and Samuel Alito are on the bench. Lawmakers said growing support among South Dakotans for abortion restrictions added momentum to the bill.

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    Wow, that was a very interesting article! Even though I may not agree, I like your writing style. Personally I am a pro lifer, I think there are better things we could be doing with these children than aborting them. In fact I just wrote an article on my site if you are open minded and want to check it out.

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