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Old 03-06-2006, 11:50 PM   #6
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I'm not so sure that this will reach the Supreme Court. Not right away, at least. A lower court will use Roe v. Wade as precedent and then South Dakota will appeal to the Supreme Court and I think chances are good that they will be denied a hearing at that level. I think if other states start to pass laws like this, it might get heard, though. I just don't think a direct attack on Roe v. Wade will get heard quickly.

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And federal law is the supreme law of the land and takes precident over state (and local) laws.
But, the problem is that many people see this as a states right issue.

I'm firmly pro-choice, but I don't necessarily think Roe v. Wade should be upheld. The no exceptions thing will probably be the downfall for the SD law, but I don't think it's too implausible to think that someday soon states will decide the matter as long as they provide for certain exceptions.
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