Friday, March 28, 2014

South Dakota's Ugly New Law Based On Racial Stereotypes About Asian Immigrants | ThinkProgress

South Dakota's Ugly New Law Based On Racial Stereotypes About Asian Immigrants | ThinkProgress



This week, South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard (R) approved an unnecessary abortion restriction that reinforces racial stereotypes about the Asian American community. House Bill 1162 bans abortions based on a fetus’ sex, and makes it a felony for doctors to perform this type of “sex-selective” procedure — based on the misperception that Asian women are more likely to terminate a pregnancy if they find out the fetus is a girl.



This country has just gone fucking crazy. It's everywhere. Used to be just the rabid South. Now it's everywhere you can rub to Repugs together (although, who'd want to?) :)
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