From the Argus Leader, former Lt. Governor Steve Kirby wrote in support of Gov’s position on Women’s Sports this legislative session:
Governor Noem has a tough job, but once again she has shown wisdom in the face of pressure. Like most South Dakotans, I agree with Governor Noem that only girls should play girls sports, but I know there are strong feelings on all sides of this issue.
Facing tremendous pressure, Governor Noem has charted a course that will protect fairness in women’s sports, while also avoiding costly and unnecessary litigation. This is a South Dakota solution, not a national litigation strategy. I’ve known Kristi for years, and this is what I have grown to expect – a balanced, well-considered approach.
That’s exactly what we should expect from a leader.
Steve Kirby, Sioux Falls