Sunday, June 18, 2006
Blanco Signs Abortion Ban
You can now add Louisiana to your lists of crazy backward states that would like to ban abortion, even in cases of rape and incest.

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Louisiana Democratic Gov. Kathleen Blanco signed into law a ban on most abortions, which would be triggered if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns its 1973 ruling legalizing the procedure, a spokesman said on Saturday.

The ban would apply to all abortions, even in cases of rape or incest, except when the mother's life is threatened. It is similar to a South Dakota law that has become the latest focus of the abortion battle.

Hopefully no one in Louisiana will ever be .


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