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South Dakota Abortion Ban Repeal Will Be Put To Vote

Brian Zick

The Sioux Falls Argus Leader reports that the petition to repeal the recent - and apparently quite unpopular - South Dakota abortion ban will be on the ballot in November. "The South Dakota Campaign for Healthy Families announced Tuesday that it had secured more than twice the number of signatures it needed to refer the abortion ban passed by the 2006 Legislature to a vote of the people this fall." … "The group planned to file nearly 38,000 signatures with the secretary of state in Pierre early Tuesday afternoon. That’s about 20,000 more than required for a referral – the process by which citizens may veto actions of the Legislature." --- Kos also notes that "it also means the ban will be suspended until voters decide in November."

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