South Dakota Law Punishes Protesters

June 19, 2019   •  By Mark D'Ostilio   •  , ,

South Dakota has become a hostile environment for those who enjoy exercising their right to free speech. Over the past few months, the right ...

South Dakota Out-of-State Donor Ban Ruled Unconstitutional

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May 9, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , , ,

A federal judge has ruled unconstitutional South Dakota Initiated Measure 24, a state law which would have banned Americans from other states from contributing ...

Lawsuit Challenges South Dakota Ban on Out-of-State Contributors to Ballot Measures

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April 18, 2019   •  By IFS Staff   •  , , ,

A coalition of South Dakota media associations, trade associations, a nonprofit advocacy group, and a former South Dakota resident yesterday filed a lawsuit in ...

South Dakota Newspaper Association, et al. v. Barnett, et al.

Americans have the right to support or oppose state ballot measures, even if they are not residents of the state. This is the issue ...

Institute for Free Speech Wins Legal Challenge

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October 18, 2018   •  By IFS Staff   •  , , ,

Alexandria, VA – Following a federal court ruling, the Institute for Free Speech released its analysis of two South Dakota ballot measures that the group says implicate ...

First Amendment Analysis: South Dakota Ballot Measures

October 17, 2018   •  By Owen Yeates   •  , , , ,

Initiated Measure 24 is an outright ban on speech—if a topic happens to be on the ballot, out-of-state speakers cannot spend money in South ...

Institute for Free Speech Challenges South Dakota Law Regulating Speech about Ballot Measures

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October 9, 2018   •  By IFS Staff   •  , , ,

Alexandria, VA – The Institute for Free Speech yesterday filed a lawsuit in federal court saying that a South Dakota law regulating speech about ballot ...

Institute for Free Speech v. Ravnsborg, et al.

October 8, 2018   •  By IFS Staff   •  , , ,

May a state government subject those who wish to publish an analysis of pending ballot measures to criminal prosecution even when such an analysis ...

Analysis of the “South Dakota Government Accountability and Anti-Corruption Act” (2016 Initiated Measure 22)

August 25, 2016   •  By Eric Wang   •  , , ,

This November, South Dakotans will be asked to approve or reject ten statewide ballot questions. Among these is Initiated Measure 22, which would make ...

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