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South Dakota: Abortion Illegal!

Tuesday, March 07, 2006
Sometimes battles won in the past can get lost in the future ...

The BBC reports that South Dakota has decided women shouldn't have control over their bodies:
The South Dakota law - approved by the governor on Monday - makes it a crime for doctors to perform terminations. Exceptions will be made if a woman's life is at risk, but not in cases of rape or incest. Many believe new appointments to the Supreme Court may have tipped the balance in favour of anti-abortionists.

Disheartening to think that as feminism slips further and further from the mainstream media radar, moves like this are more and more likely to get through conservative councils and governments.

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1 Comments:

At 3/11/2006 12:11:00 pm, Blogger Michelle said...

Surely, Hillary will save us...

We suck.

 

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