SIOUX FALLS - South Dakotans are getting permits to carry concealed weapons at a brisk pace as President Barack Obama and Congress debate gun control in the wake of the recent school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
The South Dakota House Education Committee will discuss HB 1087 at 7:15 Wednesday morning in room 413 of the State Capitol. If passed as currently written, local school boards would have the authority to designate an employee to possess, or carry, a firearm on school property.
PIERRE - The House Education Committee is weighing a bill that would allow individual school boards to designate teachers, administrators or others to be armed with guns in hopes of protecting against an attack such as the Dec. 14 elementary school shooting in Newtown, Conn., that left 20 children a…
AUSTIN, Texas - Gun advocates - some with rifles slung across shoulders or pistols holstered at the hip - have rallied peacefully in state capitals nationwide against President Barack Obama's sweeping federal gun-control proposals.