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South Dakota extends its already super long 72-hour waiting period before an abortion

TweetNot content to have one of the longest mandatory waiting period laws in the country, South Dakota has now made it even worse. South Dakota Republican Governor Dennis Daugaard on Friday signed into law a measure that excludes weekends and holidays from the state’s 72-hour waiting period for abortions, potentially making the wait the longest [...]
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South Dakota upholds suicide advisory for abortions

TweetSouth Dakota–not exactly the state you want to get caught with an unwanted pregnancy–has spent the last few years making access to abortion the most taxing and violating experience ever. Last year a court found that giving women the false and unproven information that within 24 hours of an abortion she has a higher risk [...]
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Breaking: South Dakota shelves bill that would have allowed murder of abortion providers

TweetIt seems that pesky ole South Dakota law that would have legalized the murder of abortion providers– and pregnant women- has been taken off the table. From the NY Times: The House speaker, Val Rausch, said that the legislation had been shelved, pending a decision on whether to allow a vote, amend the language or [...]
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