Here we go again. Voters in SD have clearly said they are pro-choice, twice, but some of our state legislators still don’t freaking get it;
The Legislature finds that as abortion medicine is now practiced in South Dakota that:
(1)Â Â Â Â In the overwhelming majority of cases, abortion surgery and medical abortions are scheduled for a pregnant mother without the mother first meeting and consulting with a physician or establishing a traditional physician-patient relationship;
And that’s just (1) – read the whole thing. I also find it ironic that I could only count two (2) female sponsors. Maybe I’m wrong, I didn’t know all of the names, if someone could clarify, that would be great. They are bolded and italicized.
Introduced by:Â Â Â Â Representatives Hunt, Abdallah, Bolin, Brunner, Cronin, Feickert, Gosch, Greenfield, Hansen (Jon), Hickey, Hoffman, Hubbel, Jensen, Kirschman, Kloucek, Kopp, Magstadt, Munsterman, Nelson (Stace), Russell, Steele, Stricherz, Tornow, Tulson, Van Gerpen, Venner, and Wick and Senators Novstrup (Al), Brown, Heineman, Holien, Kraus, Lederman, Maher, Olson (Russell), Rave, Rhoden, and Schlekeway