Senate approves riot boosting bill, companion bill offers amendments

A bill that offers penalties for riot and inciting or boosting a riot was approved Thursday afternoon by the S.D. Senate. HB1117 seeks to place into law penalties for inciting a riot or rioting while at the same time protecting the First Amendment right to protest. A similar bill was endorsed by the Legislature last year and struck down in … Continue reading Senate approves riot boosting bill, companion bill offers amendments