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Tuesday, November 07, 2006

SD abortion ban going down to defeat


Republicans after their historic defeat
No, it's really Iraqis, look at how dark
they are.

Abortion ban opponents maintain sizable lead
PUBLISHED: November 7, 2006
Opponents of South Dakota’s abortion ban are maintaining their lead over those who favor the law.

With 194 of 818 precincts reporting results, 60 percent of voters cast “no” votes, according to results from the Secretary of State’s Office.

The ban - which outlaws all abortions except those performed to save the life of a pregnant woman - is a direct challenge to the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide.

Ban opponents circulated a petition and got enough signatures to prevent the law from taking effect until after the election.

This, by far, is the best news of the night.

Why?

Because this is real evidence that the pro-life movement is a bunch of puffed up bullshit. When people can vote on this, they reject it out of fucking hand.

The pro-choice people now have a long needed victory. When democracy is placed in action, people refuse to accept the wingnut agenda.

posted by Steve @ 11:09:00 PM

11:09:00 PM

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