Monday, May 15, 2006

Rivals of the South Dakota Law Says No to Abortion

The US Supreme Court in 1973 has legalized abortion. But the rivals of the new South Dakota law challenge the decision of the Supreme Court. The new law is on its way to go in to effect this summer. The states voters are allowed to decide the fate of the law. The opponents of the law have to collect 16728 signatures by June 19 on petitions designed to put the law on the November ballot for an up or down vote. The South Dakota Campaign for Healthy Families said that they have colleted more than 10,000 signatures and are very confident. Campaign spokeswoman Jan Nicolay said that there are a number of signatures and they have not yet counted fully. Even the South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds, a Republican, signed the law. The anti-abortion law bans nearly all abortions, even when pregnancies result from incest or rape.

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