South Dakota Bill Renews Abortion Debate All eyes are on South Dakota, waiting to see if Gov. Mike Rounds will sign a bill banning nearly all abortions in the state. That action would force many on both sides of the issue to re-imagine their strategy on abortion.
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South Dakota Bill Renews Abortion Debate

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South Dakota Bill Renews Abortion Debate

South Dakota Bill Renews Abortion Debate

South Dakota Bill Renews Abortion Debate

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In South Dakota this month, the state legislature passed a bill that would ban almost all abortions. The bill is designed as a challenge to Roe v. Wade. If Gov. Mike Rounds signs it, as he's indicated he's inclined to do, it would likely start a process that could eventually bring the legislation before the Supreme Court.

Guests:

Julie Rovner, NPR health policy correspondent

Sanford Levinson, professor of law and government, University of Texas, Austin

Rick Duncan, professor of law, University of Nebraska

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