Description

House Bill 1195 would "establish fetal harm as an assault." 

ACLU position

The ACLU of South Dakota opposes this bill because evidence shows that laws/policies like these don’t support healthy pregnancies. They criminalize pregnancy and harm the fetus.

Sponsors

Representatives Gosch, Beal, Brunner, Finck, Frye-Mueller, Goodwin, Greenfield (Lana), Gross, Hammock, Howard, Jensen (Kevin), Johnson (Chris), Latterell, Mulally, Perry, Pischke, Post, Qualm, Randolph, Rasmussen, Steele, Weis, and Wiese and Senators Gree

Status

Introduced

Session

2020

Bill number

Position

Oppose

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