The ACLU of South Dakota opposed House Bill 1108, legislation that would have banned instruction on gender dysphoria and would have codified discrimination against transgender youth.
The ACLU of South Dakota opposes House Bill 1225, legislation that would restrict participation in high school athletic activities to the gender listed on a person’s birth certificate.
The ACLU of South Dakota opposes Senate Bill 19, legislation that would repeal presumptive probation.
Americans for Prosperity and American Civil Liberties Union Come Together to Support Presumptive Probation
If passed, this legislation would repeal presumptive probation, originally instituted with a series of criminal justice reforms during the 2013 legislative session. Presumptive probation allows low-level offenders to rehabilitate their lives without adding to our overcrowded prison population.
The ACLU of South Dakota supported Senate Bill 71 and is disappointed that it won’t move on to the House. Capital punishment is an intolerable denial of civil liberties and is inconsistent with the fundamental values of our democratic system.
Full-page ad in the Sioux Falls Argus Leader shows the widespread opposition to a bill that targets transgender student athletes.