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South Dakota Leads the Way in Tourism Growth
In South Dakota, our economy thrives on tourism. With summer right around the corner families from across the country will be traveling to catch a glimpse of South Dakota’s natural beauty. Whether it’s the rugged Badlands or Mount Rushmore set atop one of our state’s highest peaks, Americans will travel from near and far to experience what so many South Dakotans have experienced time and again.
Governor Noem’s Pro-Life Record
Governor Noem has a lifelong commitment to defending innocent life and an extensive record of accomplishments defending innocent unborn life. She has been a leader on the issue both nationally and in South Dakota. Her record of accomplishments and leadership on the issue has made South Dakota one of the nation's most pro-life states.
Kristi Noem Exposes What So Many Get Wrong About Prayer, Public Schools, and the Constitution. And She's Not Backing Down.
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) believes too many critics misunderstand the First Amendment, particularly regarding the presence of faith in the public square. “I have been, over the last 10 years, just constantly surprised by the amount of people who think that religion and prayer cannot be in our schools,” Noem recently told “The Prodigal Stories Podcast.” “And that that is what our Constitution and Founders intended, which is not true whatsoever.” The governor said the real purpose of the constitutional language surrounding religious freedom was to ensure “our religion could not be unduly burdened by the government.”
NEW: Dozens More SD County Leaders Endorse Governor Noem
County leaders across South Dakota are lining up to endorse Governor Noem because she has prioritized their issues and what matters to them the most: our best in the nation economy, historic investments in education, and supporting our law enforcement officers who keep our communities safe. Governor Noem’s leadership and policies have delivered for South Dakotans, and the local leaders that represent us are supporting her for another term.
Noem Takes Pledge To Restore ‘Patriotic Education’ In Schools
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) announced this week that she signed a pledge seeking to restore “patriotic education” while also attacking critical race theory at a time Republicans across the country have pushed legislation to ban teachings of the concept in schools. Noem, who has been seen as a potential 2024 presidential contender, claimed in a series of tweets on Monday that she recently became the first candidate in the country to sign a vow dubbed “The 1776 Pledge to Save Our Schools.”
Noem Signs ‘1776 Pledge To Save Our Schools’ To Restore ‘Patriotic Education’
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem signed “The 1776 Pledge To Save Our Schools,” which promises to restore “patriotic education” in schools. “Teaching our children & grandchildren to hate their own country & pitting them against one another on the basis of race or sex is shameful & must be stopped,” Noem said on Twitter. “I’m proud to be the 1st candidate in America to sign ‘The 1776 Pledge to Save Our Schools.'”
Governor Kristi Noem: “Every Child, Born and Unborn, Has a Right to Life”
Every child, born and unborn, has just as much of a right to life as any of us. That’s true even for children with an extra chromosome.
South Dakota governor signs executive orders barring transgender athletes from women’s sports
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (R) has signed executive orders barring transgender athletes from women’s sports in the state.
Noem finds Biden’s vaccine passports for international travel ‘oppressive’
RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) – Vaccine passports are un-American, according to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem. It’s “one of the most un American ideas in our nation’s history,” read a tweet posted on Noem’s personal account.