"South Dakota lawmakers yesterday approved the nation's most far-reaching ban on abortion (PDF), setting the stage for new legal challenges that its supporters say they hope lead to an overturning of Roe v. Wade.
"The measure, which passed the state Senate 23 to 12, makes it a felony for doctors to perform any abortion, except to save the life of a pregnant woman. The proposal still must be signed by Gov. Mike Rounds (R), who opposes abortion." ...
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