Bills Restricting Abortion Move Forward in North and South Dakota, Utah and Virginia

By Gudrun Schultz   UNITED STATES, February 1, 2007 ( – New legislation restricting abortion access is moving forward in four U.S. states, according to reports by Fox News, with supporters tailoring the bills to maximize their likelihood of passage.   A South Dakota bill introduced Wednesday in the House of Representatives would ban all abortions with the exception of rape and incest, a concession to the public demand for what is often called a “compassionate” exception—despite actual figures of abortion after rape being less than one percent of all US abortions, according to statistics released by the Guttmacher Institute […]