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Issue: Abortion - Archived Stories and Audio (by Date)

Ventura Vetoes Abortion Bill
Governor Ventura angers Republican leaders in the House by vetoing a bill on abortion, which they claim he promised to support. 4/14/00

Abortion Bill Heads to Ventura
The Minnesota Senate voted 37-30 in favor of so-called "Women's Right to Know" legislation. The bill establishes a 24-hour waiting period for women seeking an abortion. The measure has already passed the House and now heads to Governor Jesse Ventura's desk. 4/10/00

Ventura Gets Tangled in Abortion Debate
Lawmakers who support legalized abortion worry Governor Ventura has changed his stance on abortion. But just where Ventura stands on the issue, and why he entered the most recent fray atthe Legislature all, are still unclear. 4/6/00