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S. Dakota Passes Bathroom Rule for Transgender Kids

Ban on kids from bathrooms of gender they identify with awaits governor's signature

(Newser) - South Dakota may become the first state to ban transgender students from the bathrooms and locker rooms of the gender with which they identify. A bill that would allow only students of the same biological sex in certain areas, including shower facilities, passed the state Senate Tuesday with a 20-15... More »

Next Up for South Dakota: 3-Day Wait for Abortions?

Gov. Daugaard says bill's merits are in its 'encouragement to women'

(Newser) - South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he thinks he'll sign a bill that would implement some of the strongest anti-abortion laws in the United States. The new measure would require women seeking an elective abortion to undergo a 72-hour waiting period—the longest in the nation—and first attend counseling... More »

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