House Bill 12-37 was signed by Governor Dennis Daugaard earlier this month, extending South Dakota’s 72-hour abortion waiting period to not include weekends or holidays. As SDPB’s Jilanne Doom reports in today’s Dakota Digest, though the bill is now law, the abortion argument in the state is far from over.
“Hi, I’m Caitlin DeGroot. I’m 21 and I am a mom of an almost-two-year-old Charlie. Charlie, you want to say hi?”