Leaders representing a coalition of nearly a dozen national conservative groups signed a letter to South Dakota Republican Gov. Kristi Noem on Monday demanding that she reverse course on a transgender sports bill she vetoed this month.
The “Fairness in Women’s Sports” Act, was sent back to the legislature with a “style and form” veto two weeks ago after the Republican governor declared on International Women’s Day her excitement to sign the bill passed on March 8. The bill would have barred biological males from competing in women’s sports.
— Governor Kristi Noem (@govkristinoem) March 8, 2021
In response to woke corporate interests launching a behind-the-scenes campaign to sink the bill for fear of economic retaliation, Noem made revisions to the legislation that gut its effectiveness. Noem axed provisions applying the law to institutions of higher education and eliminated