Sioux Falls, SD— Today, South Dakota Governor Noem announced in her 2022 State of the State Speech that she will be pursuing a 6 week abortion ban this legislative session, banning abortion before most people even know that they are pregnant.
The 2022 Legislative Session begins today, and we are already fighting for South Dakotans’ essential rights. Your advocacy in the coming months is key to protecting fundamental rights in our state.
Here are some of the attacks we expect to see this year from Governor Noem and hostile politicians.
Today, the South Dakota Legislate Rules Review Committee made it more difficult for South Dakotans to access medication abortion. The Committee approved one of the strictest laws in the country for medication abortion.
How many of us even remember learning the incredibly important role of the courts beyond the phrases checks and balances or separation of powers? The courts—and particularly the Supreme Court of the United States—feel very distant from the lives of average Americans but they hold the power to determine the fate of American reality.
Ending the stigma and sparking change: How to talk to your friends and family about comprehensive sex education
Everyone deserves access to sex education that is scientifically accurate, LGBTQ+ inclusive, consent-centered, culturally responsive, and shame free. Comprehensive sex education is proven to improve health, relationships, and decision-making. So how do we make comprehensive sex education a reality for everyone? We start by talking about it with our friends and family.
Abortion is legal, so why does it always feel like this is not the case? The reality for many Americans is that while abortion is indeed legal, it remains largely inaccessible. The Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) addresses this at the federal level.
Sioux Falls, SD-- Today, Governor Noem issued an executive order further limiting access to safe, legal abortion in South Dakota.
Texas Abortion Ban Opens the Door For Anti-Abortion Politicians in South Dakota to Follow
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear its first major abortion case since the confirmation of conservative Justice Amy Coney Barrett. So, what does this mean for South Dakota?