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What to Watch: SD Doctors Must Tell Women Abortion Ends Life

Here are the stories we're reading today.

– A federal judge a South Dakota upheld the part of the law that requires women to be told abortion ends a human life. She reversed the part of the law that said doctors must say that the procedure increases the likelihood of suicide, and that the woman has a relationship with the fetus. Doctors must disclose "that the abortion will terminate the life of a whole, separate, unique, living human being," the Associated Press reports.

– There's a debate in Texas schools over who should go down in history. The Houston Chroniclereports that the first draft says students should be expected "to identify significant conservative advocacy organizations and individuals, such as Newt Gingrich, Phyllis Schlafly and the Moral Majority."

– Mike Gerson weighs in on health care.

In fact, any national approach to this issue is likely to challenge the current social consensus on abortion. The House bill would result in federal funding for abortion on an unprecedented ...
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