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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

President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris Will be Reproductive Health Champions for All

Biden and Harris have strong records of fighting for reproductive rights and health care equity.

Nov. 7, 2020

Statement about Margaret Sanger and Planned Parenthood’s mission

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.

July 24, 2020

Racial Equity 101: Resources to Get Started

A selection of resources for white and non-Black people of color to get started on exploring racial inequity in America. All videos are free to access!

July 6, 2020

Pride and Perseverance 

As Pride month comes to a close, we look back on the month of June as one that pushed us, challenged us, and called us to do more. We must never forget that Pride began as an act of protest by a Black trans woman. That protest continues.

June 30, 2020

What June Medical Services V. Russo Could Mean for Access to Care

June Medical Services v. Russo not only threatens access to care, it also brings up the issue of  “third-party standing” and whether it is applicable in abortion cases. If the Court rules that physicians and health centers no longer have “third-party standing,” it will make it much more difficult for unnecessary abortion restrictions to be challenged in the courts.

June 23, 2020