Protesters in South Dakota face new penalties if lawmakers can agree on a final version of Senate Bill 176. The protest bill started out with specific safety zones and an emergency clause. Lawmakers amended the bill as it moved through the capitol.
South Dakota lawmakers want the governor to approve a bill that offers limited immunity to people in drug overdose emergencies. House Bill 1082 protects a person from drug prosecution when they call authorities to help someone in serious danger of overdosing.