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Missouri Legislators File Waiting Period, Forced Ultrasound Bills

State Sen. David Sater filed SB 519, which would increase the state's current 24-hour waiting period for women seeking an abortion to 72 hours, while state Rep. Ron Hicks filed HB 1148, which would make ultrasounds 24 hours prior to an abortion mandatory.

State Sen. David Sater filed SB 519, which would increase the state’s current 24-hour waiting period for women seeking an abortion to 72 hours, while state Rep. Ron Hicks filed HB 1148, which would make ultrasounds 24 hours prior to an abortion mandatory.

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South Dakota Senate Passes 72-Hour “No Weekends or Holiday” Waiting Period

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It is now up to the governor to sign or veto the bill. Does he really want to pay for another court challenge?

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Exactly How Long Do CPCs Need for Counseling? In South Dakota, a Reeaally Long Time

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When legislatures write laws to enforce other laws that the courts have blocked, you know they really just want to ban abortion any way they can.

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Anti-Choice Activists Claim 72-Hour “No Weekends” Period Needed Because… God

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Why does South Dakota’s new waiting period not include weekends? Because God.

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South Dakota Law Would Mandate Weekends and Holidays Can’t Count in Abortion Waiting Period

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Sorry, folks, weekends and holidays don’t apply.

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Utah 72-Hour Waiting Period To Begin This Week

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If the law goes into effect, it will be the nation’s longest waiting period, and other states will be likely to follow suit.

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Utah Governor Signs 72-Hour Wait Into Law, Becomes Second State to Mandate Three Day Wait

Despite the fact that South Dakota’s three day wait has been on hold for being likely unconstitutional, Utah’s governor has signed the bill anyway.

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Constituents Demand Utah Governor Veto New 72 Hour Waiting Period

Utah’s new three day abortion wait isn’t law yet, and pressure is on the governor to make sure it never is.

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South Dakota Governor Asks For More Money to Defend Anti-Choice Laws

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The governor has requested an additional $1 million be added to the legal budget.

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South Dakota Mandatory 72 Hour Waiting Period On Hold Until Court Rules on Constitutionality

The state attorney general has decided not to appeal the injunction while the case is waiting to be heard in court.

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