South Dakota’s trigger law is set to be in effect on Friday, as the law states abortion will be banned on the same date the Supreme Court rules.
For states such as Arkansas, Missouri, North Dakota and Utah, the bans will occur once either the attorney general, governor, or legislative body, depending on the state, certifies the ruling and that the trigger law is constitutional. This is also likely to happen swiftly.
Arkansas’ Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said she was ready to sign the certification so that the state “can immediately ban abortions,”
Eric Schmitt, Missouri’s Attorney General, also said he is “prepared to immediately issue the opinion” that would let the state’s law come into effect once a ruling happens.