Carole Hillard on South Dakota's HB 1215
This one caught me by surprise. Carole Hillard, the Lt. Governor under pro-life Governor Bill Janklow, has come out with some less than supportive thoughts on HB 1215:
Abortion activists speak to friendly crowd
By Cara Pallone, For the Camera
April 11, 2006
Participants on a panel concerning the South Dakota bill outlawing abortion said they were disheartened by the new law.
The four speakers for "Get Your Hands Off My Body" delivered emotional stances at the Conference on World Affairs on Monday. Carole Hillard, who served four years on the South Dakota state Legislature, focused on the question, "How far should lawmakers go in controlling people and their bodies?"
"The state Legislature is more conservative than they have ever been," she said. "The majority of us are appalled, but even so, it passed."