South Dakota Legislature Kills Bill That Would Have Barred Schools From Hosting Drag Shows

Posted on AllSides March 1st, 2023
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The South Dakota legislature killed a bill on Tuesday that would have prohibited state institutions and public schools from funding or hosting “lewd or lascivious content,” a piece of legislation aimed at restricting drag shows. The Senate Education Committee voted 4-3 against House Bill 1116 despite the legislation passing the state House in January with a 60-10 vote. The bill, which would prohibit public schools from funding any event that depicts sexual activity and obscene material, was drafted in response to a “kid friendly” drag show hosted at South Dakota...

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