Planned Parenthood Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota v. Noem
On May 27, 2011, the ACLU joined Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) in asking a South Dakota federal court to prevent the enforcement of House Bill 1217, a law that imposes onerous and humiliating obstacles in the path of any person in South Dakota seeking to exercise their legal right to have an abortion. The U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota granted a preliminary injunction in June 2011, blocking the law from going into effect. The law remained blocked for over a decade while the case was litigated. After the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in Dobbs v. Jackson Womens Health Organization, we dismissed the case.