Originally posted by wittywonka
[i]South Dakota is a red state. It goes without saying that abortion is going to be unpopular there. How unpopular, you wonder? Unpopular enough that the South Dakota Legislature is considering a bill to let relatives of a woman seeking an abortion legally kill the provider ...[text shortened]... e that I bought into a hoax of some sort - at least I would only be partially scarred.
According to the following link, it's been tabled 61 to 4, till "a future time."
Ifr you go to the bill itself from the above link, there is a statement "This bill has been extensively amended (hoghoused) and may no longer be consistent with the original intention of the sponsor."
attrib. connotating legislation that has been stripped of its original provisions and amended to accomplish a different purpose.