Thank God for South Dakota | Arkansas Blog

Thank God for South Dakota




South Dakota's legislature is considering a bill that would legalize killing someone to prevent the harm of a fetus—a measure which could be used to defend people who kill abortion doctors. The legislation changes the legal definition of "justifiable homicide" to include killing a person "while resisting an attempt to harm" the killer's fetus, or the fetus of the killer's parent, child, spouse, or partner. That's even in cases when the pregnant person wants an abortion, Mother Jones' Kate Sheppard reports.

Comments (42)

Showing 1-25 of 42

Add a comment

Add a comment