[JURIST] South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard [official website] signed [press release, PDF] HB1217 [legislative materials] into law on Tuesday, requiring women to seek counseling at a pregnancy center and wait three days before obtaining an abortion [JURIST news archive]. The law [text], which passed through the Senate [JURIST report] earlier this month, contains the longest waiting period in the country and provides specifically that counseling must be sought at a "pregnancy help center … which … routinely consults with women…

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