Wisconsin retreats from South Dakota
Abortion-rights group won't lead charge to challenge S.D. ban after all.
March 17, 2006 1:24AM (UTC)
Well, that was fast.
The Wisconsin group Basic-Abortion-Rights Network has dropped its
plans to sponsor a petition drive in South Dakota for a ballot referendum to challenge the state's new abortion ban, according to the Associated Press via today's Kaiser Daily Women's Health Policy report.
Apparently, South Dakotans didn't appreciate the carpet-bagging, but there are plans afoot for local groups to circulate their own petition. Meanwhile, a new
poll finds that a majority of South Dakotans think that the state's new abortion ban is too extreme.
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