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S.D. considers revising transgender student athletes policy under pressure from GOP lawmakers

Friday, June 12, 2015
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The suggested revisions came after some Republican lawmakers repeatedly tried to pass legislation in 2015 to void the policy. ...

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8th Circuit Court of Appeals defers same-sex marriage cases

Wednesday, April 29, 2015
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The 8th Circuit Court of Appeals deferred arguments and a decision Wednesday on same-sex marriage cases in four states until the U.S. Supreme Court rules on the issue. ...

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15 states urge U.S. Supreme Court to uphold same-sex marriage bans

Monday, April 6, 2015
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Eight states where same-sex couples can marry are among 15 states urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold same-sex marriage bans and leave the matter to voters and lawmakers. ...

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S.D. Senate declines to consider bill to void transgender student athletes policy

Tuesday, March 10, 2015
South Dakota state capitol in Pierre.
The bill would have voided a policy adopted last year that allows transgender students to participate in school sports based on their gender identity. ...

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S.D. Senate panel dismisses bill aimed at voiding transgender student athlete policy

Wednesday, March 4, 2015
South Dakota state capitol in Pierre.
The bill would have invalidated a South Dakota High School Activities Association policy on transgender student participation in sports. ...

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South Dakota House votes to void transgender students sports policy

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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The full state House has approved a proposal that would void a High School Activities Association policy on transgender student participation in sports. ...

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Attorney asks S.D. judge to allow same-sex marriages immediately

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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A lawyer representing six South Dakota couples challenging the state's ban on gay marriage has asked a judge who declared it unconstitutional to let her ruling take effect immediately and allow same-sex weddings in the state. ...

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South Dakota House panel votes to void transgender students sports policy

Monday, February 9, 2015
South Dakota state capitol in Pierre.
A measure that would reverse a state athletic association policy and require transgender students to play on the same sports team as the gender on their birth certificates easily passed its first legislative committee test on Monday. ...

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Appeals court to hear South Dakota, Arkansas, Missouri gay marriage cases

Tuesday, February 3, 2015
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A federal appeals court has agreed to hear arguments this spring from three more states defending their same-sex marriage bans. ...

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Attorney to challenge hold on South Dakota same-sex marriage ruling

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Attorney Josh Newville speaks to reporters outside the U.S. Courthouse in Sioux Falls, S.D. on Oct. 17, 2014, after the court heard arguments in his challenge to South Dakota's same-sex marriage ban.
An attorney for couples trying to overturn South Dakota's ban on same-sex marriage says he plans to challenge the hold that a federal judge put on her ruling that the state's ban on such unions was unconstitutional. ...

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