Louisiana Governor Murphy J. “Mike” Foster Jr., a popular first-term Republican whose close-cropped haircut and mustache make him look like a 69-year-old Jesse Ventura, has spent the past year thumbing his nose at the conventional wisdom that says the abortion war is near an end.

Even though courts have blocked half of all bans on partial-birth abortion, presidential candidates are downplaying the issue and a “morning after” abortion pill is on the way, Louisiana–led by its governor and legislature–appears to be on an anti-abortion crusade.

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