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Paulson Five Generations
August 22, 2015
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
February 20, 2015
House removes beheading ban from anti-abortion legislation
PIERRE — Neither side in South Dakota's long fight over legalized abortion seemed to want to have to vote Thursday on a proposed state law that would have banned beheadings of unborn children. So Rep.
February 20, 2015 - 8:29am
February 17, 2015
Panel approves potential prohibition of abortion procedure
PIERRE (AP) — A legislative committee has approved a measure that could ban a surgical abortion procedure that doesn't appear to occur in South Dakota. The House Health and Human Services Committee voted Tuesday for a plan that would prohibit fetuses from being beheaded. Republican...
February 17, 2015 - 3:46pm
February 16, 2015
Lawmakers to mull minimum wage, nonstop Deadwood drinking
PIERRE (AP) — Lawmakers are set to consider measures on transportation, abortion, a youth minimum wage and all-hours drinking in Deadwood. Here's a look at some of the proposals they'll take up this week in Pierre: TRANSPORTATION The House State Affairs Committee takes...
February 16, 2015 - 4:35pm
February 4, 2015
Roe v. Wade resolution could be walked into US Supreme Court
PIERRE -- The Legislature's resolution asking for the Roe v. Wade abortion decision to be reconsidered and overturned might be carried by hand to the U.S. Supreme Court, the lawmaker behind it said Tuesday. Rep. Roger Hunt, R-Brandon, said a copy of the resolution would be sent to...
February 4, 2015 - 1:12pm
February 3, 2015
Committee approves proposal to bar pre-payment for abortions
PIERRE (AP) — A legislative panel has approved a measure that would prohibit abortion providers in South Dakota from accepting payment until the day a procedure is scheduled to be performed. The House Health and Human Services Committee on Tuesday passed the proposal sponsored...
February 3, 2015 - 4:40pm
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