In this instance, the organization opposing Amendment W argued in a news release: "There is no meaningful legal review possible."
The Institute for Free Speech contends that South Dakota’s law regulating independent communication expenditures in political campaigns is vague, broad and a violation of the group’s First Amendment rights.
A federal lawsuit says the measures in question are Constitutional Amendment W and Initiated Measure 24. But the Institute for Free Speech says it can't tell you why the measures would affect your rights without violating state law.
KSOO’s Patrick Lalley interviews Don Haggar, state director for Americans for Prosperity, about the group's opposition to Amendment W.
Ken Delfino of Keystone, in a letter to the editor of the Rapid City Journal, describes Amendment W as follows: "Disguised as a 'voter protection and anti-corruption' amendment, Amendment W has serious problems and when investigated, appears to be open to uncontrollable power by a few."
Curt Everson, president or the South Dakota Bankers Association, writes about the association’s opposition to Amendment W in the July issue of South Dakota Banker Magazine (see pages 5 and 17)
South Dakota Chamber of Commerce & Industry President Dave Owen talks to WNAX in Yankton about the chamber’s opposition to Amendment W.
Dakota War College: Release: Amendment W Overrides Constitution – Grows Government – Allows Unlimited Rules