Nicaragua to South Dakota: On Abortion, We’ve Got Your Back

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South Dakota’s “no exceptions” abortion ban may have gone down in flames November 7, but Nicaragua (thanks in part to revolutionaries like once and future President Daniel Ortega) is about to pick up where the Great Faces Great Places State left off: From now on, not even abortions to save a woman’s life will be legal. Venceremos indeed.

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