A legislative committee won't require doctors who perform abortions in South Dakota to schedule an appointment with patient a day before the procedure.
The Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted 4-3 on Wednesday to kill SB92
, which would have required a doctor to schedule time with a patient the day before an abortion, whether the patient wants or keeps the appointment.
Supporters said it's good medical practice to have a consultation at least a day before a procedure such as abortion. Opponents said the bill is an attempt by government to interfere in medical practice.
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