Yesterday, the South Dakota Legislature passed a pair of pro-gun measures that enhance our right to self-defense in the Mount Rushmore State. Senate Bill 195 and House Bill 1162 now head to the desk of Governor Kristi Noem for her signature. Please contact Governor Noem and ask her to sign Senate Bill 195 and House Bill 1162 into law.
Senate Bill 195 clarifies South Dakota’s current Stand your Ground law by establishing that the burden of proof, by clear and convincing evidence, lies on the party seeking to overcome the immunity provided under this law. This measure clarifies the burden of proof and who bears the burden of proof in Stand your Ground self-defense cases. Senate Bill 195 was passed out of the House by a 51 to 18 vote.
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