Tall in the Saddle: Riding out a Blizzard with Black Hills Ranchers

After Losing Almost 100,000 Cattle to the Storm of the Century, South Dakota Ranchers Rebuild with Stoic Pride I recently returned to my home of six years, the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. During my visit, the region was struck by a great and powerful blizzard.  The storm was massive and over the course of four … Continue reading Tall in the Saddle: Riding out a Blizzard with Black Hills Ranchers

South Dakota Residents Urged to Evacuate Amid Pending Flooding

Link: South Dakota Residents Urged to Evacuate Amid Pending Flooding Hope my SoDak friends are hanging in there. /via @abcnewsradio: (PIERRE, S.D.) — The governor of South Dakota is urging residents in three cities to leave their homes as flood waters from the Missouri River approach the state. Although the evacuations are not mandatory, Gov. … Continue reading South Dakota Residents Urged to Evacuate Amid Pending Flooding

TPM: South Dakota Bill Would Legalize Murder Of Abortion Providers

TPM: South Dakota Bill Would Legalize Murder Of Abortion Providers: creepysleepy: From @TMPMedia: Killing a doctor who performs abortions could soon be legal in South Dakota — that is, if a bill passed out of committee in the state House of Representatives on Monday, which makes it a “justifiable homicide” for someone to kill anyone … Continue reading TPM: South Dakota Bill Would Legalize Murder Of Abortion Providers

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From @TMPMedia:
Killing a doctor who performs abortions could soon be legal in South Dakota — that is, if a bill passed out of committee in the state House of Representatives on Monday, which makes it a “justifiable homicide” for someone to kill anyone attempting to harm an unborn child, becomes law. State Rep. Phil Jensen (R), who introduced the bill, was quick to deny that the law is designed to prevent women from having abortions, telling TPM that it is instead a way to provide “consistency” to South Dakota law, and afford “a greater degree of personhood to an unborn child.” … The legislation passed out of committee along party-lines with a vote of 9-3…
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TPM: South Dakota Bill Would Legalize Murder Of Abortion Providers

creepysleepy: From @TMPMedia: Killing a doctor who performs abortions could soon be legal in South Dakota — that is, if a bill passed out of committee in the state House of Representatives on Monday, which makes it a “justifiable homicide” for someone to kill anyone attempting to harm an unborn child, becomes law. State Rep. Phil Jensen (R), who introduced the bill, was quick to deny that the law is designed to prevent women from having abortions, telling TPM that it is instead a way to provide “consistency” to South Dakota law, and afford “a greater degree of personhood to an unborn child.” … The legislation passed out of committee along party-lines with a vote of 9-3… Keep Reading on Talking Points Memo

TPM: South Dakota Bill Would Legalize Murder Of Abortion Providers

Storm Upon Storm for South Dakota A TOUGH YEAR Seven presidential disaster declarations have been made for South Dakota since January. Above, a tornado in late May near Bowdle. VIVIAN, S.D. — The storm slammed into this dusty prairie town with the clatter of falling bricks. Hail shattered windows, punched holes in roofs and mangled cars. … Continue reading