Protesters await lawmakers at legislative coffee
Legislature passed bans on sex-change surgeries, puberty blockers for minors
Protesters against a South Dakota House bill that prohibits puberty blocking therapies and gender altering surgeries for minors under 18 greeted seven lawmakers who participated in a legislative coffee Saturday.
Ironically, under the rules of the coffee, House Bill 1080 did not come up during the question-and-answer session because it has already passed and has gone to Gov. Kristi Noem. Bills that have already passed were excluded.
Still, three Democratic lawmakers used their final 90 seconds each to address the issue.
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