District Six

Central

1) MARRIAGE: Do you support or oppose legislation necessary to reverse the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which imposed same-sex marriage on all 50 states?
D House Clara Hart –
D House Kyle Rogers –
R House Isaac Latterell – Support
Comment I strongly support South Dakota’s right to preserve the historical and traditional definition of marriage, between one man and one woman.
R House Herman Otten –
D Senate Kyle C. Boese –
R Senate Ernie Otten – Support
2) ABORTION: Do you support or oppose the 1973 Roe v. Wade U.S. Supreme Court abortion decision?
D House Clara Hart –
D House Kyle Rogers –
R House Isaac Latterell – Oppose
Comment This opinion is not only legally indefensible, it has led to the gruesome murder of millions of babies and should be rejected by all as the greatest human rights atrocity of our time.
R House Herman Otten –
D Senate Kyle C. Boese –
R Senate Ernie Otten – Oppose
3) PLANNED PARENTHOOD: Do you support or oppose giving tax dollars to Planned Parenthood?
D House Clara Hart –
D House Kyle Rogers –
R House Isaac Latterell – Oppose
Comment Planned Parenthood is an unscrupulous and corrupt organization which profits from murder, and should be defunded.
R House Herman Otten –
D Senate Kyle C. Boese –
R Senate Ernie Otten – Oppose
4) RELIGIOUS LIBERTY: Do you support or oppose legislation to ensure government non-discrimination in matters of religious beliefs and moral convictions with regards to marriage, the sanctity of human life, or human sexuality?
D House Clara Hart –
D House Kyle Rogers –
R House Isaac Latterell – Support
R House Herman Otten –
D Senate Kyle C. Boese –
R Senate Ernie Otten – Support
5) PROTECTED CLASSES: Do you support or oppose legislation that would include sexual orientation and gender identity as protected classes that are protected from discrimination?
D House Clara Hart –
D House Kyle Rogers –
R House Isaac Latterell – Oppose
R House Herman Otten –
D Senate Kyle C. Boese –
R Senate Ernie Otten – Oppose
6) SD HIGH SCHOOL ATHLETIC TRANSGENDER POLICY:
Do you support or oppose legislation to void the South Dakota High School Activities Association’s transgender policy, which allows a student to play on a sanctioned sports team contrary to his or her biological sex?
D House Clara Hart –
D House Kyle Rogers –
R House Isaac Latterell – Support
R House Herman Otten –
D Senate Kyle C. Boese –
R Senate Ernie Otten – Support
7) MEDICAID EXPANSION: Do you support or oppose Medicaid expansion in South Dakota?
D House Clara Hart –
D House Kyle Rogers –
R House Isaac Latterell – Oppose
R House Herman Otten –
D Senate Kyle C. Boese –
R Senate Ernie Otten – Oppose
8) EDUCATION: Do you support or oppose the national education standards and testing methodology often referred to as “Common Core”?
D House Clara Hart –
D House Kyle Rogers –
R House Isaac Latterell – Oppose
R House Herman Otten –
D Senate Kyle C. Boese –
R Senate Ernie Otten – Oppose
Comment Primed legislation
9) VIDEO LOTTERY: Do you support or oppose the expansion of video lottery in South Dakota?
D House Clara Hart –
D House Kyle Rogers –
R House Isaac Latterell – Oppose
R House Herman Otten –
D Senate Kyle C. Boese –
R Senate Ernie Otten – Oppose
10) PAYDAY LOANS: Do you support or oppose a maximum interest rate for payday loan companies?
D House Clara Hart –
D House Kyle Rogers –
R House Isaac Latterell – Support
Comment Voters should be careful to vote only for the 36% cap, but not the payday lenders 18% loophole.
R House Herman Otten –
D Senate Kyle C. Boese –
R Senate Ernie Otten –
Comment On the ballot – People’s choice
11) GUN RIGHTS: Do you support or oppose legislation to allow concealed carry of firearms without a permit? This would not eliminate concealed carry permit availability required for reciprocity with other states
D House Clara Hart –
D House Kyle Rogers –
R House Isaac Latterell – Support
R House Herman Otten –
D Senate Kyle C. Boese –
R Senate Ernie Otten – Support
Comment Primed
12) MEDICAL MARIJUANA: Do you support or oppose legislation to allow the medical use of marijuana?
D House Clara Hart –
D House Kyle Rogers –
R House Isaac Latterell – Oppose
Comment Forms of medical marijuana or cannabis oil are already available via prescription or other states, I don’t think we need to expand.
R House Herman Otten –
D Senate Kyle C. Boese –
R Senate Ernie Otten – Oppose
13) STUDENT PHYSICAL PRIVACY: Do you support or oppose legislation that would restrict access to restrooms and locker rooms in public schools according to the student’s biological sex?
D House Clara Hart –
D House Kyle Rogers –
R House Isaac Latterell – Support
R House Herman Otten –
D Senate Kyle C. Boese –
R Senate Ernie Otten – Support
14) TAXATION: Do you support or oppose legislation that would exempt taxation on food and/or clothing?
D House Clara Hart –
D House Kyle Rogers –
R House Isaac Latterell – Oppose
Comment Not at this time, but maybe on used clothing.
R House Herman Otten –
D Senate Kyle C. Boese –
R Senate Ernie Otten – Oppose

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