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Fight Begins To Overturn South Dakota Abortion Ban...

First Posted: 03/28/08 03:43 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 12:50 PM ET

Abortion-rights supporters launched a referendum drive on Friday to overturn a South Dakota abortion ban designed to challenge the 1973 U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing the practice nationwide.

A new coalition, South Dakota Campaign for Healthy Families, said it would try to collect thousands of signatures aimed at giving state voters a chance decide in November on what it called "the nation's most extreme abortion law."

Read the whole story: Reuters

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