Operation Rescue: South Dakota Did It!
South Dakota Abortion Ban Passed; Awaits Governor’s Signature
PIERRE, SD, Feb. 23 /Christian Newswire/ -- Yesterday, South Dakota became the first state since the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision decriminalizing abortion, to pass a statewide ban on the procedure. The State Senate gave final approval to the abortion ban, HB 1215, with an overwhelming vote of 23-12. The measure now awaits the signature of Governor Mike Rounds, who has not indicated if he intends to sign the bill into law.
Operation Rescue President Troy Newman was in Pierre last week to hand-deliver letters to lawmakers from Miss Norma McCorvey in support of the abortion ban. McCorvey was the “Jane Roe