By Dave Andrusko My apologies. We’ve written three separate stories about how South Dakota’s proposed ban on sex selection abortion had wended its way through the legislative process (see, most recently, nrlc.cc/1hwyinX) and then I managed to miss that after HB 1162 passed the state House (60-10) and Senate (30-5), Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed …Continue reading "South Dakota Governor signs ban on sex-selection abortions"
By Dave Andrusko After a false start earlier this week, the South Dakota Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted 5-2 today to pass out to the floor a bill to ban sex-selection abortions. This version of HB 1162 was slightly amended from the language over which the committee deadlocked 3-3. The South Dakota …Continue reading "Ban on Sex-Selection abortion passes key South Dakota Senate Committee"
By Dave Andrusko By an overwhelming 60-10 margin, the South Dakota House of Representatives yesterday approved a bill to prohibit abortions sought because of a baby’s gender. HB 1162 now moves to the state Senate for further action. The action comes less than a week after the House Judiciary Committee voted 9-3 in favor …Continue reading "South Dakota House votes overwhelmingly to ban sex-selection abortions"
By Dave Andrusko In a prelude to what is expected to be approval by the full House, South Dakota’s House Judiciary Committee today voted 9-3 to approve HB 1162 which would ban sex-selection abortions. As South Dakota Right to Life explained on its Facebook account, the bill “will provide protections to the unborn and …Continue reading "South Dakota House Judiciary Committee votes to ban sex-selection abortions"