The South Dakota Supreme Court ruled that the ballot initiative violated the "single subject" rule for constitutional amendments.
South Dakota Lawmakers, Activists Try To Work Around Gov. Kristi Noem's Opposition to Marijuana Legalization
Legislation advances and a ballot initiative circulates in response to a constitutional amendment that was struck down by the courts.
"It is not conservative to grow government and to tell businesses what to do."
Kristi Noem is determined to defy the will of her constituents. The South Dakota Supreme Court will decide whether she can.
South Dakota Supreme Court Rules Property Owners not Entitled to Compensation for Severe Damage to their Home Inflicted by Police During a Law Enforcement Operation
The ruling denies relief under a state constitutional provision requiring compensation for "taking" or "damaging" of private property by the government. Many other states have similar provisions.
After getting a ballot initiative voided, she says she’ll also resist legislators attempting to legalize marijuana.
Voters approved it, but the governor resisted. A court came down on her side.
It is the first state to do both at the same time.
Two states are voting to permit medical marijuana. Four are voting for legalization.
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Suspected low-level drug crimes don't "justify subjecting the plaintiffs to involuntary catheterization, a highly invasive—and in these cases—degrading medical procedure."
"Meth. We're On It."
A second cop in South Dakota is keeping his name concealed from the public after a fatal shooting.
The vague wording of Marsy's Laws allows law enforcement to classify themselves as "victims" after shooting suspects.
The verdict is a rebuke to an attorney general who helped doom plans for a marijuana resort on an Indian reservation.
Today in votes that are actually about future votes
Here's a radical idea to end bathroom panics: Don't let the government discriminate, and let businesses set their own policies.
Bill would have forbidden students from using facilities of opposite sex.
Bill would require women prescribed abortion drugs to be told they can "reverse" the procedure after taking the first in a two-pill regimen.
Liberty-minded small government views may be the missing ingredient.
Ranchers worry about losses
Now being considered by the State Senate