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Cartoon on South Dakota banning abortion (April 4, 2006 10:14 PM)
Posted by: David Millson

Cartoon on South Dakota banning abortion (April 5, 2006 12:18 PM)
Posted by: Good Will
Pretty sure the Oglala Sioux tribe is kicking South Dakota's collective behind now. Now I am guessing the next law is to barraccade all the roads leading to the Oglala Sioux reservation, and put up armed guards to shoot any women who try to go there. No?

Cecilia Fire Thunder, president of the Oglala Sioux tribe of South Dakota, says Sioux nation sovereignty means the new ban doesn't apply. As a result, she said she will lead an effort to build a Planned Parenthood abortion center at the Pine Ridge Reservation.

�To me, it is now a question of sovereignty,� she told Tim Giago who runs a web site called

�I will personally establish a Planned Parenthood clinic on my own land which is within the boundaries of the Pine Ridge Reservation where the State of South Dakota has absolutely no jurisdiction," Fire Thunder said.

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