2022 Legislative Scorecard

2022 Legislative Scorecard

RAPID CITY, SD (March 31, 2022) – Today, the Family Heritage Alliance (FHA) Action released its scorecard for the 2022 Legislative Session. The FHA Action scorecard gives a snapshot of where South Dakota legislators stand on issues impacting the family. Members of the...
The Left Rejects Objective Truth

The Left Rejects Objective Truth

Swimmer Lia Thomas, a biological male, competed at the NCAA championships against women. He took first place in the 500 free event and the Thursday morning qualifier, beating the second-place competitor by almost three seconds, a larger gap than the time difference...
A Few Hundred Votes

A Few Hundred Votes

Now that South Dakota’s legislative session is almost over, we should turn our attention toward the upcoming elections. As Christians, it’s crucial that we show up and get involved in elections in order to love our neighbors and be good stewards of all that God has...
The Pro-Life Plan After Dobbs

The Pro-Life Plan After Dobbs

While we are hopeful that the Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade with the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization case, we must remember that no matter what happens, the tragedy of abortion will not be repealed completely. Our fight will not be over and we...
A Dangerous Precedent Was Set for Parental Rights

A Dangerous Precedent Was Set for Parental Rights

The South Dakota legislature made an error in passing HB1223. It sets a dangerous precedent and violates fundamental parental rights.  The bill states that if a parent cannot be reached or withholds consent (for any reason), the minor’s consent alone is sufficient for...
FHA Joins Amicus Brief to Support Coach Kennedy

FHA Joins Amicus Brief to Support Coach Kennedy

Joe Kennedy coached high school football at the Bremerton School District in Washington State and regularly prayed by himself at the 50-yard line following games. At one point, a couple of his students asked what he was doing. When they learned that he was praying,...
Over 40 Marijuana Bills Submitted This Year

Over 40 Marijuana Bills Submitted This Year

The South Dakota state legislature has been debating multiple bills related to recreational marijuana this year. There are numerous medical risks and societal threats associated with the drug, and passage of these bills would be a bad idea. Research shows that...
The Ugly Truth Behind Abortion Pills

The Ugly Truth Behind Abortion Pills

The abortion industry and even the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continue to push for increased “access” to the abortion pill despite the numerous proven risks associated with it. Chemical abortion accounted for more than half of all abortions in 2020, and its...
Political Indoctrination in SD Schools

Political Indoctrination in SD Schools

Critical Race Theory (CRT) is infiltrating schools across the country, threatening to instill children will an evil, racist ideology. Some states are requiring “ethnic” studies programs that are riddled with Marxist concepts, and school boards everywhere are promoting...
An Update on Surrogacy from the Capitol

An Update on Surrogacy from the Capitol

What is a mother? For the traditional nuclear family, this question is simple to answer. When discussing IVF, gamete donation or surrogacy, the answer becomes more complicated. This year the Legislature is looking at several bills on the topic of surrogacy and...