South Dakota abortion ban fails

A roundup of outstanding ballot initiatives.



Andrew Leonard
November 5, 2008 11:43AM (UTC)

For the second time, South Dakotan voters rejected an attempt to pass a law that would have greatly restricted abortion. Gay-marriage bans in Florida and Arizona appear set for passage. With 32 percent of the vote in, Proposition 8 in California, which would ban same-sex marriage, was passing 53-47 percent.


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