Judge Rules That South Dakota Doctors Must Say Abortion Ends Life

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  1. Revmitchell

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    SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota -- A federal judge upheld part of a South Dakota law that requires women to be told abortion ends a human life, but struck down disclosures that the procedure increases the likelihood of suicide and that they have an existing relationship with the fetus.

    U.S. District Judge Karen Schreier's decision Thursday ends a lawsuit that Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota filed in response to a 2005 informed consent law that required several disclosures to women seeking an abortion.

    She sided with the state in ruling that doctors must make the biological disclosure "that the abortion will terminate the life of a whole, separate, unique, living human being."


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  2. Matt Black

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    Good! It's a start at least:thumbsup:
     
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    Not sure what that means but the start began long ago.
     
  4. Matt Black

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    We hear so much - both on our side of the Pond and yours - about the apparently relentless onwards march of abortion and abortionism, that it's nice to hear about a move in the other direction. A small victory perhaps but one that should nevertheless be celebrated.
     
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    This seems appropriate. Saying "abortion ends a life", especially in the area of informed consent, isn't a moral statement, it's a factual one. I can't imagine that any reasonable individual would have a problem with this law.
     
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    Just hold on to your breeches... there are some on this board that don't believe it does...
     
  7. Matt Black

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    Not me, mate. Life begins at conception and all that...
     

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