Planned Parenthood and ACLU of South Dakota warn South Dakotans about politicians’ extreme anti-abortion agenda.
Before we look ahead to the fights that are ahead of us this legislative session, let’s take a look at the local and federal laws that are already in place that affect South Dakotans’ access to sexual and reproductive health care.
Abortion is a deeply personal and sometimes complex decision that patients must be allowed to make in consultation with their family, faith, and health care provider.
Today marks 48 years since Roe v. Wade, established the legal right to an abortion. Just last week, Governor Noem announced her intent to introduce an anti-abortion bill to the Legislature.
Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump for his involvement in the deadly attack at the U.S. Capitol. President Trump is now the first president in our history to be impeached twice. All eyes now turn to the U.S. Senate for action.
“The South Dakota legislature has and will try anything to eliminate access to abortion in the state and this inflammatory pledge only makes that more clear. This is just one more abortion ban from Governor Noem."
"The path forward must be accountability, justice, and democracy reform to bring significant change and to ensure this never happens again. This moment demands that we stand against this injustice—for our children and for the future of our country.”
Biden and Harris have strong records of fighting for reproductive rights and health care equity.
Today, Planned Parenthood North Central States released a statement denouncing problematic portions of the organization’s history with founder Margaret Sanger. We are owning our organization’s history and are committed to addressing the implicit bias and structural racism within our organization and communities.