Wednesday, February 26, 2014

South Dakota House Passes Sex Selection Abortion Ban Gender-based abortion ban gets green light, by Traci G. Lee:

The South Dakota House approved a bill last week that would make gender-based abortions illegal in response to concerns that families around the world value males over females.

House Bill 1162 would “prohibit the practice of sex-selective abortions” in South Dakota, adding further restrictions to the state’s restrictive abortion laws. As Mother Jones reported Tuesday, HB 1162 passed the Republican-controlled House by a vote of 60 to 10, paving the way for South Dakota to become the eighth state in the country to ban sex-selective abortions. . . .

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