Noting that opponents focused on the breadth of the proposed rule and its impact on free speech and the free exercise of religion, a unanimous South Dakota Supreme Court rejected the proposed rule, stating that the “Court is not convinced that proposed Rule 8.4(g) is necessary or remedies an identified problem.”  Though this proposed rule attempted to remedy the defects apparent in the ABA’s “pure” version of the rule, the amended rule still manifested fatal constitutional concerns.