Get ready for a fight

This post was written by Friday guest blogger Annie Reid.

In South Dakota, the House this morning overwhelming voted for a measure that would ban nearly all abortions in the state. The measure now moves to the Senate for approval:

Supporters are pushing the measure as a means of drawing the attention of the U.S. Supreme Court, hoping to set up a legal challenge that ultimately will result in reversal of the high court’s 1973 decision legalizing abortion. The bill banning abortion, HB1215, was passed 47-22 in the House after more than an hour of debate.


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