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Good: 12 states on path to guns with no permits Colorado, Iowa, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, New Hampshire, Ohio, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota and Virgina have no-permit-needed legislation in the works. They’d join Alaska, Arizona, Vermont and Wyoming. South Dakota is just waiting for the governor’s signature.

Gun Required?

Bill would require all S.D. citizens to buy a gun Five South Dakota lawmakers have introduced legislation that would require any adult 21 or older to buy a firearm “sufficient to provide for their ordinary self-defense.” The bill, which would take effect Jan. 1, 2012, would give people six months to acquire a firearm after […]

But the robber dropped his handgun

Pizza Guy incident: Pizza delivery leads to robbery attempt A delivery driver for Boss’s; Pizza and Chicken was delivering an order in the 400 block of North Lake Avenue just after 3 a.m. when he was approached by a man with a gun who demanded cash, police spokesman Sean Kooistra said. The driver handed over […]

23 State Attorneys General To Attorney General Holder: “No Semi-Auto Ban”

Via the NRA-ILA: On June 11, the top law enforcement officials of nearly half the states signed a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, expressing their opposition to reinstatement of the federal ban on semi-automatic firearms. “We share the Obama Administration’s commitment to reducing illegal drugs and violent crime within the United States. We […]

CCW on Campus

A couple of items: A measure to allow concealed weapons on South Dakota’s public universities has returned to the state Legislature. University of Texas: After 30 minutes of heated debate Tuesday night, Student Government voted 31 to 6, passing a resolution against allowing students to carry concealed handguns on campus.

Catamount

Mountain Lions Feast On Deer Kill Outdoor Life has the photos from a motion-sensitive camera spying on a trio of cats getting a late night snack in South Dakota. Very cool, though the reader comment It’s too bad that it’s a precious deer and not Tom Daschle was just plain out of line and I […]

Not Exactly Under the Radar

Those watching things closely may have noticed a trend: Gun sales jump (Utah) Area gun sales spike (Alabama) Gun sales rise in Ohio, stay flat in Ross County (Ohio) Gun sales shoot up after Election Day (Colorado) Gun sales up, supplies down (Texas) S.D. gun shops see rise in sales (South Dakota) Gun, ammo sales […]

Economy only grazes hunting

In the AP: Have gun, will travel PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Have gun, will travel — even if the economy’s shot. In the heart of South Dakota’s pheasant-hunting country, license sales have been strong this fall despite gasoline prices near $3 a gallon and a looming recession. Ditto for hunting license sales in New York, […]