BREAKING: South Dakota legislators fail to override governor’s veto

Posted on 03 Mar 2016 at 2:32pm

CcpddBRVAAAHQo9The South Dakota legislature failed to override the governor’s veto of a bill that would have restricted use of bathrooms by transgender students today (Thursday, March 3) by a 36-29 vote.

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard vetoed the legislation on Tuesday, March 1, after meeting with transgender South Dakotans. In his veto message he said the legislation “does not address any pressing issue.”

 

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