Tagged: South Dakota

To Be Or Not To Be…Involved In Your Healthcare?

Well, if you’re in South Dakota, and you’re a woman, considering an abortion, the government will certainly be involved.

Under a bill signed  by the republican governor of South Dakota today, the state will:

…require women who are seeking abortions to first attend a consultation at one of these centers, to learn what assistance is available “to help the mother keep and care for her child.” …[It also] establishes the nation’s longest waiting period — three days — after an initial visit with an abortion provider before the procedure can be done. It makes no exceptions for cases of rape or incest.

Read the full story @ NYTimes.com… S.D. Requires Visit to Pregnancy Center Before Abortion

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HuffPost – South Dakota Senate Passes Bill Requiring 72 Hour Wait Before Abortion

If the Republican gov of SD signs this bill, women would have to wait 72 hours after seeing a doctor, to have an abortion. Soooo….the right doesn’t want the government meddling  with healthcare, mandating that people get health insurance, but their Ok telling women what their healthcare rights are?

This will only force women to go underground when seeking an abortion.

Read more at Huff Post…South Dakota Senate Passes Bill Requiring 72 Hour Wait Before Abortion.