Navigation Links
Abortions Banned In South Dakota

The governor of South Dakota signed a law banning abortions, which may be a challenging to the women's right to abortion and also which may trigger national debate. //

The law was essentially designed to challenge a 1973 US Supreme Court decision, known as Roe vs. Wade, that made it legal for women across the nation to have an abortion.

Governor Mike Rounds, a member of President George W. Bush's Republican Party, acknowledged as much in his remarks on signing the legislation.

"Because this new law is a direct challenge to the Roe versus Wade interpretation of the Constitution, I expect this law will be taken to court and prevented from going into effect this July," he said.

Rounds said it would likely take years for the law to end up in the supreme court, but that the court would have an "opportunity to reconsider an earlier opinion".

The challenge to the 1973 decision came only weeks after the second of Bush's Supreme Court picks was sworn into office. New Chief Justice John Roberts and Associate Justice Samuel Alito are believed to be conservatives, and abortion opponents hope they could cast the decisive votes in overturning Roe vs. Wade.

The South Dakota law outlaws most abortions in the state, except if the mother's life is at risk. Doctors performing an abortion in other circumstances could risk a prison term of five years.

Nancy Keenan, head of the US abortion rights group NARAL Pro- Choice America, has called the measure "dangerous and unconstitutional".

The South Dakota law is seen as the most serious attempt to challenge Roe vs. Wade since a 1989 Supreme Court ruling upholding the right to an abortion.

--Edited IANS

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Botched Abortions Trigger Concern Over Legal Ambiguity In Britain
2. Abortions does not increase risk of breast cancer
3. Pilot Study Proves Home Abortions ‘Safe’
4. Govt to Pass Amendment to Curb Sex Selective Abortions: Ramadoss
5. Delhi Accounts for 23,000 Female Fetus Abortions Last Year
6. Over Five Million Illegal Abortions In India Every Year
7. Quack Couples Arrested for Conducting Illegal Abortions
8. Medically Induced Abortions (MIAs) Causes More Deaths Due To Infection
9. Improper Abortions- Kenyan Teenagers At Risk
10. Abortions Do Not Raise Risk of Breast Cancer
11. Drugs Banned worldwide still available in India
Post Your Comments:

(Date:11/29/2015)... St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) , ... November 30, ... ... beauty are available today from the new company, Sublime Beauty NATURALS®. All products ... organic and natural products, like essential oils, organic facial serums and USDA Certified ...
(Date:11/29/2015)... Lake Orion, Clarkston, Metamora, Michigan (PRWEB) , ... ... ... Women's Excellence is once again accredited by the American Institute of ... review process that allows practices to demonstrate that they meet or exceed ...
(Date:11/29/2015)... ... November 29, 2015 , ... "I struggled for years with pain every day. ... Wife would love to do, I missed. We moved back home from living out ... Zaidan first. They have changed my life drastically. I love all of the people ...
(Date:11/29/2015)... ... ... Monday deal is a deep 40% or more discount on every item on both Amazon ... care lover in your circle. Each Christmas, Sublime Beauty offers a special Christmas ... staples: Collagen, Retinol and Hyaluronic Serums. , Stocking stuffers like Skin Brushes, natural Body Oil, ...
(Date:11/29/2015)... ... ... NewsWatch featured X-wing as part of its monthly Tech Report, which features the ... special reporter for NewsWatch, conducted the review and shared with viewers how Woody Guthrie’s ... flying cars are about to become a reality. Where’s the idea from? With inspiration ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:11/29/2015)...  Strengthening its leadership in connected healthcare informatics, ... IntelliSpace Portal 8.0 , the latest edition of ... helps radiologists detect, diagnose and follow-up on treatment of ... North America Annual Meeting (RSNA) in ... the changing demands in radiology that result from an ...
(Date:11/29/2015)... --  Royal Philips  (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) revealed a ... Radiological Society of North America Annual Meeting (RSNA), beginning ... Chicago . Visitors to the Philips ... of integrated Diagnostic Imaging, Clinical Informatics, Image Guided Therapy ... workflow and create a superior patient experience. ...
(Date:11/29/2015)... Germany , Nov. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... Imaging invites attendees to experience the most complete mobile ... highlight on display is Ziehm Vision RFD 3D, the ... a 16 cm edge length per scan volume. In ... the first fully motorized mobile C-arm in four axes ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: