South Dakota's 72-Hour Abortion Waiting Period Becomes Law

South Dakota's new 72-hour abortion wait is the longest nationwide, and alone in requiring a crisis pregnancy center visit. "I hope that women who are considering an abortion will use this three-day period to make good choices," the governor said.

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I've been reading a book about the Christian Patriarchy movement and Quiverfull, and the bit I read this morning was about people who want to make abortion and birth control completely illegal. Some of them also want to make no-fault divorce and in-vitro fertilization illegal, and go back to paying men more so they can support families. It was terrifying to read, but even scarier when I see things like this happen.