May 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
BRITTON, S.D. A northeastern South Dakota teenager who authorities say suffered a head wound in an accidental shooting in a school parking lot returned to class less than a week after the incident. Continue Reading
May 7, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
WASHINGTON Gun control forces are targeting Sens. Kelly Ayotte, Max Baucus and others as they struggle to persuade five senators to switch their votes and revive the rejected effort to expand background checks to more firearms buyers. Continue Reading
May 3, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Fresh off a huge victory over President Barack Obama on gun control, the message from the National Rifle Association is clear: The fight has just begun.
The powerful gun rights lobby gathers in Houston this weekend for its annual convention and organizers anticipate a rollicking, Texas-sized party both to celebrate the victory in Washington and recharge for more political struggles as gun control advocates tally their own successes in states around the country. Continue Reading
May 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic
BRITTON (AP) A Britton-Hecla student faces firearm charges after an accidental shooting at a school parking lot, the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday.
May 1, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) A McLaughlin hunting guide has been sentenced to six months in federal prison for being a felon in possession of a firearm.
April 24, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Last Wednesday, keeping guns out of the hands of people like James Holmes, Jared Lee Loughner, Seung Hui Cho and Adam Lanza took a back seat to the political survival of a bunch of suits who cannot be moved by death, grief, the will of the people or even common sense.
April 23, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe
Sen. Chuck Grassley bucked national opinion to make a point.
We hope he can live with it.
Americans cannot. Continue Reading
April 23, 2013 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE A Piedmont man accused of threatening U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson because the senator allegedly supports gun control has been taken into custody. Continue Reading
April 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., believes she did right by the majority of North Dakotans when she voted against extended background checks for gun buyers during a Senate vote Wednesday. Continue Reading
April 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SD’s Thune votes against expanded background checks; Johnson calls defeat ‘regrettable.’