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Informed Consent Passes Senate Overwhelmingly; Now in House Chamber16 Jan

UPDATE: Senate Bill 3 has now passed the Senate on a 33 – 5 vote. With this strong bi-partisan vote, SB 3 is now in the House chamber for consideration. To see how your State Senator voted click here. Please thank your Senator if he or she voted YES. If your Senator was a NO […]
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Doctor reverses position; votes to kill informed consent bill, Senate Bill 401 Mar

Duplicity and deceit prevailed again in the House Health and Welfare Committee meeting on Feb. 28. State Representative Tom Burch, the chair, is a pro-choice abortion supporter who has blocked all efforts to pass a reasonable bill to require that patients considering abortion receive good medical care through a face-to-face meeting with a medical professional […]
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Bills to help vulnerable persons need immediate attention25 Feb

With just 13 days left in this regular meeting of the General Assembly, proposed legislation regarding good medical care for patients considering abortion and a bill to protect young victims of human trafficking need your attention. SENATE BILL 4: REGARDING IN-PERSON INFORMED CONSENT PRIOR TO SURGICAL ABORTION. House Health and Welfare Committee Chairman, State Rep.Tom […]
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Pro-life Victory in South Dakota25 Jul

The United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit has upheld South Dakota’s Informed Consent law after years of legal challenges. The statute is one of the broadest in the country, and requires women seeking abortion to be informed of many known risks associated with having an abortion. Planned Parenthood, which challenged the law, continues to […]
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WITNESS: report on recent session of the General Assembly11 May

  The latest issue of WITNESS is now available. In addition to the front page story recounting the disappointing turn of events regarding informed consent, there is a complete summary of the recent legislative session on the inside pages. In addition to that report, another legislative initiative – securing business tax credits to support K […]

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