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IN OTHER WORDS: South Dakota's DUI carnage continues
Christmas at the Capitol
Reporters still dedicated to relaying facts
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January 30, 2015
State House urges U.S. Supreme Court to admit abortion decision was mistake
PIERRE — The state House of Representatives overwhelmingly called upon the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to reassess and overturn its Roe and Casey decisions that legalized and upheld abortions nationwide. House members — 10 for and one against -- spoke for more than...
January 30, 2015 - 10:41am
November 21, 2014
LETTER: Do we care enough to please God?
To the Editor: It appears we are starting to realize that aborting an unborn baby is wrong. For the first time in a national survey, more people consider themselves pro-life, or against abortion. Also, in South Dakota, the Planned Parenthood clinic in Rapid City will close on De...
November 21, 2014 - 3:37pm
October 28, 2014
LETTER: Who will protect your most basic right to live?
What’s your most basic right? Is it not the right to life? When you go to the voting booth, ask yourself who will fight to protect that right. The party platform of the Democrats is pro-abortion (anti-life). Mr. Weiland and Mr. Pressler are pro-abortion. Mike Rounds has a strong...
October 28, 2014 - 10:45pm
August 1, 2014
LETTER: Hobby Lobby fight about religion, not health
They say if you repeat a falsehood often enough, people will embrace it as fact. Dr. Dean’s letter regarding the Supreme Court’s decision to allow Hobby Lobby to refuse to include certain contraceptive services in the employee health insurance coverage it provides is a case in...
August 1, 2014 - 4:18pm
LETTER: Abortion stops a beating heart
Regarding “Hobby Lobby’s logic flawed on birth control” (July 12), the availability of contraception has led to widespread abortion for decades. Abortion is considered the “foolproof contraceptive.” For that reason, the ease with which contraception is available has translated...
August 1, 2014 - 4:16pm
April 17, 2014
Fetal-heartbeat abortion law denied in ND
Restriction called ‘unconstitutional.’
April 17, 2014 - 2:43pm
March 14, 2014
New SD law bans adoptions at pregnancy centers
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a new law to tweak the policy governing the state's pregnancy help centers. The law forbids the centers from lining up adoptions. It will take effect in July. The centers are designed to provide neutral counseling...
March 14, 2014 - 10:21pm
March 9, 2014
LETTER: HB1162 offensive to women of all backgrounds
To the Editor: Legislators in Pierre are again not focusing on the real issues facing South Dakota, but focusing on lowering the quality of women's health care in the state. This time, they're doing it under the guise of banning so-called "sex-selective abortions." Even though...
March 9, 2014 - 9:52pm
March 6, 2014
LETTER: HB 1162 attacks women's right to choose
To the Editor: House Bill 1162 is one of the worst bills to come up this legislative session. The bill would make it a felony to terminate a pregnancy solely because of the sex of the fetus, but supporters can't even identify an instance where that has ever occurred in South...
March 6, 2014 - 10:00pm
March 4, 2014
Senate takes action on pregnancy centers
Pregnancy help centers will now be required to submit a list of licensed counselors to the state.
March 4, 2014 - 10:04pm
March 3, 2014
SD gender abortion ban bill criticized, revised
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's proposed ban on gender-selective abortions would stigmatize Asian-Americans and promote racial stereotypes, opponents of the measure said during a hearing Monday. Lena Tran, an Asian-American student at the University of South...
March 3, 2014 - 10:46pm
February 26, 2014
Adoption services restriction is one step from final approval
PIERRE — State law already requires pregnant women seeking abortions to first visit a pregnancy care center that can't be affiliated with an abortion provider. A similar restriction might soon apply against affiliations with adoption services, too. The state Senate could vote...
February 26, 2014 - 10:28pm
February 20, 2014
SD lawmakers reject abortion ban for Down syndrome
By Chet Brokaw PIERRE (AP) — A measure that would have banned aborting fetuses diagnosed with Down syndrome was rejected by a South Dakota legislative committee Thursday, with lawmakers saying it could jeopardize the state's legal defense of abortion restrictions passed in...
February 20, 2014 - 2:27pm
February 12, 2014
SD panel passes abortion ban for gender selection
By Chet Brokaw PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota legislative panel on Wednesday approved a measure that would ban abortions sought because of the gender of a fetus after supporters said scientific advances are making it easier to determine the sex of a fetus earlier in a pregnancy. The...
February 12, 2014 - 7:10pm
January 23, 2014
State victories create dilemma for abortion foes
As groups on both sides of the debate mark Wednesday's anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion, anti-abortion majorities in the GOP-controlled Kansas Legislature and elsewhere are under pressure to take bigger, broader steps.
January 23, 2014 - 10:28pm