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.
Why does South Dakota’s new waiting period not include weekends? Because God.
Sorry, folks, weekends and holidays don’t apply.
If the law goes into effect, it will be the nation’s longest waiting period, and other states will be likely to follow suit.
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.
Utah’s new three day abortion wait isn’t law yet, and pressure is on the governor to make sure it never is.
The governor has requested an additional $1 million be added to the legal budget.
The state attorney general has decided not to appeal the injunction while the case is waiting to be heard in court.
A judge will decide whether the nation’s longest waiting period will be put on hold until its constitutionality is ruled on.