South Dakota is one of five states with only one abortion clinic remaining: Planned Parenthood of Sioux Falls.

So the stakes are higher than ever each time the predominantly pro-life South Dakota legislature passes a law regulating and/or restricting abortion.

In 2005 it passed a detailed informed consent statute Planned Parenthood has been battling ever since.

Yesterday Planned Parenthood lost its fourth protracted complaint against the law, this one on the point that abortion places a mother at “increased risk of suicide ideation and suicide.” According to the 27-page majority opinion: