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March 8, 2016
South Dakota House votes to approve 20-week abortion ban
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota House on Monday voted to outlaw non-emergency abortions in South Dakota at or beyond 20 weeks of pregnancy. The House voted 59-7 for the bill, which offers some exemptions for women in medical emergencies, but not in cases of rape or incest. Changes...
March 8, 2016 - 3:35pm
February 19, 2016
State Senate committee approves 20-week abortion ban measure
PIERRE (AP) — A state Senate committee has approved a bill that would implement a 20-week abortion ban in South Dakota. The Senate Health and Human Services committee voted 4-3 on the bill Friday. Republican Rep. Isaac Latterell is the bill's main House sponsor. Latterell says he...
February 19, 2016 - 3:44pm
February 8, 2016
State House committee approves abortion information measure
PIERRE (AP) — A measure that would require abortion providers to tell women undergoing drug-induced abortions that they may be able to have a live birth if they change their mind has passed through a legislative committee. The House State Affairs committee voted unanimously to approve...
February 8, 2016 - 4:07pm
December 12, 2015
South Dakota abortion numbers drop in 2014
PIERRE—The number of abortions in South Dakota was cut by 50 in 2014 compared to the year prior, according to statistics released by the South Dakota Department of Health. There were 551 total abortions reported in 2014, compared to 601 in 2013. Valerie Johnson, South Dakota...
December 12, 2015 - 4:00pm
October 26, 2015
LETTER: Roe v. Wade set bad example for world
To the Editor: Our country, a God-fearing nation, has set an example for the rest of the world. We, since Roe v. Wade in 1973, say it's OK to kill babies in the womb. Since 1973, our God-fearing nation has killed 57,496,000 babies. Now, we thought the Holocaust was terrible and...
October 26, 2015 - 12:05pm
September 30, 2015
OPINION: Protecting the most vulnerable among us
Recently, the Senate took up a common-sense bill to protect human life, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. This bill would protect unborn children who have reached the age of 20 weeks — the age at which unborn children can feel pain — from being killed by abortion....
September 30, 2015 - 11:01pm
September 26, 2015
LETTER: Vote against funding Planned Parenthood
To the Editor: The videos of Planned Parenthood executives showing candid conversations about harvesting and selling aborted babies are a horrific and harsh look at the reality of the business model of one of our nation's largest abortion provider. How can one possible defend the...
September 26, 2015 - 12:38pm
September 18, 2015
Lawmakers paid the fare for D.C. abortion protest
PIERRE—South Dakota legislators didn't bill taxpayers for the trip they recently made to Washington, D.C., when they delivered an anti-abortion resolution from the Legislature to the U.S. Supreme Court clerk. Three Republican members from the state House of Representatives...
September 18, 2015 - 2:12pm
September 9, 2015
OPINION: Sin is always forgivable
I am really excited for Pope Francis initiating a Jubilee Year of Mercy in the church. What I enjoy most about his action is that it has everyone...
September 9, 2015 - 9:27pm
August 22, 2015
LETTER: Planned Parenthood not good for civilization
To the Editor: An attack on Planned Parenthood is an attack on civilization? Really? What kind of a civilization aborts its unborn by the millions and then has the nerve to call itself civilized? And then sells the body parts for a profit? I wonder, how much more decadent we can...
August 22, 2015 - 10:15am
Legislators' anti-abortion resolution will be given to US Supreme Court
PIERRE—Less than a decade after majorities of South Dakota voters rejected attempts to ban nearly all abortions within the state, some members of the Legislature now plan to take a resolution to the U.S. Supreme Court asking that abortion be illegal nationwide. Rep. Roger Hunt,...
August 22, 2015 - 9:35am
August 12, 2015
Agency: No evidence of fetal tissue sale in South Dakota
PIERRE (AP) — The state Health Department hasn't received any reports or evidence that the sale of fetal tissue has occurred in South Dakota since the agency started regulating abortion facilities in 2006, the department confirmed Tuesday amid a national furor over Planned Parenthood. A...
August 12, 2015 - 11:28am
August 7, 2015
LETTER: Don't defund Planned Parenthood
To the Editor: Those who rant about defunding Planned Parenthood had better be prepared to accept the consequences of their demand. Those consequences are likely to be an increase in abortions, rather than the decrease they desire. The reason is that the dominant services provided...
August 7, 2015 - 1:05pm
July 31, 2015
SD senators join fight against Planned Parenthood
South Dakota's senators joined the opposition launched against Planned Parenthood this week. Congress sponsored three bills, S. 1861, S. 1877...
July 31, 2015 - 5:29pm
July 24, 2015
Deutsch wants broader ban against sales from abortions
PIERRE—Since 1993, South Dakota has prohibited the use for research or transplantation of any unborn or newborn child or any organ or tissue from the child who has been subject to an induced abortion. But a South Dakota legislator wants a stronger ban. Rep.
July 24, 2015 - 8:10am