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.

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.


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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