Abortion and The Australian

Craig linked to this article in today's Australian. This is the offending paragraph:
The US state of South Dakota voted in February 2006 to ban all abortions, followed by the African nation of Kenya. Isolated instances, sure, but in many places, for the first time since the turbulence of the 1960s and '70s, clear majorities have indicated a deep unease about abortion.
Two points to make:
  1. South Dakota repealed the law in November 2006 after massive public outcry led to a referendum that was 56%-44% against the new law.

  2. A majority of Americans have supported abortion for a long time.

The Australian is owned by Rupert Murdoch, the same guy who owns Fox News. Fixing facts around conservative politics is their speciality.

Check my FAQ for my view on abortion.

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