Arizona -(Ammoland.com)- South Dakota is a deep red state. It should have passed Constitutional Carry years ago. Constitutional Carry is a reform of gun laws restrictions to approximate the restrictions in place when the Bill of Rights was adopted in 1791.
Actually, it did. More than once. But Republican governor Dennis Daugaard vetoed a Constitutional Carry bill on March 17, 2017. This wasn’t the first time. It was a long-standing performance. Governor Daugaard vetoed his first Constitutional Carry bill in 2012. In between, Daugaard was certain to lobby against Constitutional carry and get it killed with legislative maneuvers.
A Governor does not like to veto popular bills. It makes them look bad. It is much better if they can arrange for a popular bill they oppose to die a quiet death by legislative process.
Daugaard was a popular governor. It is too bad he had a phobia against Constitutional Carry.
Second Amendment supporters in South Dakota have another chance, with incoming governor, Republican Kristi Noem. Governor Noem claims to be a Second Amendment supporter. On her campaign website, she says she will support Constitutional Carry. From kristiforgovernor.com:
“The Founders believed our …Read the Rest