Protecting Women and Children
Jessica is dedicated to protecting and supporting women and children.
Jessica believes parents have the first and primary responsibility of educating their children.
She supports access to locally controlled, quality education.
She believes that the education system needs to better utilize funding they already have by adapting a LEAN education model.
A deepfake is a video of a person in which their face or body has been digitally altered so that they appear to be someone else, typically used maliciously or to spread false information... In South Dakota, could someone recreate your likeness for porn or to defame a politician during an election? The answer right now, is yes. Read more
In the midst of swirling media around modernizing abortion law in the United States, we can pause for a moment to set focus on an opportunity to stand up for families and mothers, the unborn, workers, and their employers- the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) currently making its way through the legislative process at the Federal level...
Perinatal Hospice: A Story Close to Home
Passed into law, July 2021, this is a bill I'm very proud of, SB 83 An Act to require the provision of information regarding perinatal hospice.
Senator Castleberry prime sponsored
SB 126 establish the crime of possession, manufacturing, or distribution of obscene dolls.
SB 83 require the provision of information regarding perinatal hospice.
Senator Castleberry co-sponsored:
HB 1080 increase the enhanced penalty for the crime of simple assault.
HB 1081 increase the penalty for protection order violations.
HCR 6008 To reauthorize the Mental Health Services Delivery Task Force for the limited purposes of monitoring the growth and development of current initiatives in the delivery of mental health services, reviewing and proposing adjustments to the levels of funding, and ensuring that the statutory and regulatory framework complements intended outcomes.
SB 105 revise certain provisions regarding operator's licenses, instruction permits, and restricted minor's permits.
SB 144 make an appropriation to provide for a crisis stabilization unit and to declare an emergency.
SB 148 establish the crime of torture of a human trafficking victim and provide a penalty therefor.
SB 177 revise the provisions of parental choice regarding compulsory school attendance and matters ancillary thereto.
HB 1067 modify identification requirements for a marriage license and to provide certain provisions for a name change.
HB 1051 maintain the life of any child born alive.
HB 1056 authorize the designation of Purple Star schools.
HB 1161 update certain provisions regarding pregnancy help center consultations.
HB 1199 establish the Office of Liaison for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons.