Noem Enlists DC lawyer Sekulow to Defend SD Abortion Restrictions
Because Jason Ravnsborg lacks the skill to do his job as Attorney General, Governor Kristi Noem has recruited D.C. lawyer Jay Sekulow, leader of the corrupt and theocratic American Center for Law and Justice, to save the state’s bacon as it defends its misogynist and unconstitutional abortion restrictions in court. Noem and Ravnsborg assure us that Sekulow is filling in for our incompetent A.G. for free:
Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg said in a statement that he reached out to Sekulow for advice. Sekulow agreed to help with the case and Ravnsborg appointed him and his staff as Special Assistant Attorneys General.
Sekulow is working with staff from the American Center for Law & Justice, where he is lead counsel, according to Tim Bormann, spokesman for the Office of the Attorney General.
Sekulow is not charging the state for his services, according to Bormann and Noem’s spokesman Ian Fury.
The American Center for Law & Justice is nonprofit founded by televangelist Pat Robertson and in opposition to the American Civil Liberties Union [Arielle Zionts, “Trump Impeachment Attorney Representing SD in Planned Parenthood Appeal,” SDPB, 2021.09.15].
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