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Roe v. Wade is in Jeopardy: What Does it Mean for South Dakota?

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?

June 21, 2021

”Plan B” film streaming on Hulu showcases obstacles to getting health care in South Dakota

The film, starring two young female characters, features a road-trip to get sexual and reproductive health care, a common experience for South Dakotans

June 7, 2021

South Dakota Legislature Advances Dangerous “Abortion Reversal” Bill and Abortion Ban Bill

Planned Parenthood and ACLU of South Dakota warn South Dakotans about politicians’ extreme anti-abortion agenda.

Feb. 17, 2021

The State of Reproductive Rights in South Dakota: Local and federal laws and rulings to know

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.

Feb. 5, 2021

Statement on Governor Noem Introducing Abortion Ban

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.

Jan. 25, 2021

On Anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Abortion Under Attack in South Dakota

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.

Jan. 22, 2021

Statement on Impeachment of Donald Trump

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.

Jan. 14, 2021

Statement on Governor Noem’s pledge to introduce an abortion ban 

“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."

Jan. 13, 2021

Statement on Violent Attacks to Country and Democracy

"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.”

Jan. 12, 2021