Jay Sekulow to Represent South Dakota in Planned Parenthood v. Noem

Jay Sekulow to Represent South Dakota in Planned Parenthood v. Noem

PIERRE, S.D. – Governor Noem and the State of South Dakota have retained attorney Jay Sekulow and the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) to join the State’s legal team in the ongoing Planned Parenthood v. Noem litigation. South Dakota is appealing the current ruling to the United States 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.

“Jay is a brilliant conservative legal mind,” said Governor Kristi Noem. “He’s argued 12 Supreme Court cases, including several religious liberty and pro-life cases. He will bring the same tenacity to protecting unborn children here in South Dakota.”

The State of South Dakota’s appeal in Planned Parenthood v. Noem seeks to uphold the South Dakota state law requiring that a pregnant woman consult with a pregnancy help center before deciding whether to abort her unborn child. This will ensure that women considering an abortion have all of the facts regarding their unborn child and the potential risks of an abortion procedure.

“On behalf of the ACLJ, I am honored to represent Governor Noem and the good people of South Dakota,” said Jay Sekulow. “This common-sense legislation protects mothers and the unborn children.

Jay Sekulow is Chief Counsel of the ACLJ, one of the most prestigious law firms in the country. Sekulow led President Donald J. Trump’s defense team in its impeachment acquittal in January 2020. He is an accomplished Supreme Court advocate, renowned expert on religious liberty, a #1 New York Times bestselling author, and a respected broadcaster. You can learn more about Jay here.


14 thoughts on “Jay Sekulow to Represent South Dakota in Planned Parenthood v. Noem”

  1. How does this work? What’s Ravnsborg’s role in this? Serious explanations only. I’m curious to know.

    1. There is another post/press release…the AG Appointed him it looks to me like–not the governor

      1. I saw that. I figured that would be how it would have to be. Should be good politics to see who claims to be leading the charge on this. Ravnsborg or Noem.

        1. For me it is easy.. Ravnsborg is actually appointing him ….

          Noem is just trying to one up him …typical headline seeking Noem

  2. Jay is a right-wing as one can be. He has a long history as a spokesperson for the Christian Evangelicals.

  3. Is Rudi available? Wasn’t Sidney Powell just in SD? Scott Hoy? Clown cars always have a lot of room.

  4. Why isn’t Mike Lindell on this team? Typical RINO move by Noem and Ravnsborg. Pillows are needed by every human once born, I don’t know how we wouldn’t include him on this team.

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