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Published: 03/22/11

South Dakota Governor Signs Tough Abortion Bill Into Law

By  Politics Daily Staff - Politics Daily
South Dakota Governor Signs Tough Abortion Bill Into Law

It's not easy for a woman to get an abortion in South Dakota. There is only one abortion clinic in the state. As of Tuesday, it got even more difficult. Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed a bill requiring women seeking an abortion to wait three days after meeting with a doctor and receive counseling before undergoing the procedure, news agencies reported. The measure brought condemnation from abortion rights groups. CBS News.com said that the American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of South Dakota and Planned Parenthood Federation of America announced Tuesday they plan to file a legal chal...

Published: 02/26/11

From New York to Midwest to South, Abortion Battle Heats Up

By  Mara Gay - AOL News
From New York to Midwest to South, Abortion Battle Heats Up

NEW YORK -- It was only a single billboard, raised high above the streets of Manhattan, with a photograph of a black little girl and the kind of message the city's residents don't often see: "The most dangerous place for an African-American is in the womb." The ad was sponsored by a Texas-based anti-abortion group, which said there is a particularly high abortion rate among black women and that it wanted to show them there are other options. The billboard sparked outrage and allegations of racism in liberal New York City. It was removed by the advertising company less than a week after it was...

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