State says ‘Roe’ an error, asks Supremes to fix

In a newly adopted resolution that is strikingly similar to the U.S. Declaration of Independence, lawmakers in South Dakota have set out the circumstances, listed their grievances, provided their justifications and called on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade.


Not surprisingly, House Concurrent Resolution 1004 already has gotten the attention of the biggest player in the nation’s abortion industry, Planned Parenthood, which described it as “scary” and “dangerous.”


But South Dakota state Rep. Roger Hunt, one of the dozens of representatives and senators who sponsored the resolution, explained that lawmakers in the Plains state famous for the Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore, its Indian heritage, Tom Daschle and a family-oriented heritage believe strongly that the Supreme Court’s decision was wrong and that as they have done several hundred times already, the justices need to correct it.


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