New bill to make gender affirmation surgeries and procedures illegal

Lawmakers in Pierre began the first set of hearings on Monday to decide on a new bill that will, if passed, affect doctors and transgender minors. The bill would make it a first-class misdemeanor if doctors conduct gender affirmation surgeries and treatments The Vulnerable Child Protection Act (VCPA), also known as House Bill 1057, is […]

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New South Dakota abortion bill introduced to Senate

South Dakota legislators have created a bill that would require women requesting abortions to view a sonogram of the fetus and listen to the heartbeat before continuing with the abortion process. Senate Bill 6 would change the current law which states, “[offer] the pregnant woman an opportunity to view a sonogram of her unborn child.” […]

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