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This ballot measure would restore Roe. Abortion rights groups are attacking it.

Posted on AllSides February 26th, 2024
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Abortion, 2024 Election, Ballots, Roe v Wade, South Dakota
Courtesy of Dakotans for Health

On the same day the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in 2022, a law banning nearly all abortions in South Dakota took effect. This so-called trigger law was passed by South Dakota lawmakers in 2005 and immediately became one of the strictest bans in the nation, with no exceptions even for rape or incest.

Now a South Dakota ballot measure to “restore Roe v. Wade” is moving forward, despite opposition not just from Republican lawmakers and anti-abortion advocacy groups, but also from some local reproductive rights activists and national progressive organizations who say it...

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