A measure that would allow individual school districts to decide whether guns could be used for protection sailed through the South Dakota House of Representatives on Tuesday. The vote was nearly 2 to 1 in favor of the bill which now will be considered by the Senate.
PIERRE - With the state legislature about to take up the question of allowing armed personnel in schools, it is worth considering the influence of the National Rifle Association on South Dakota politics.
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.
In the wake of the terrible tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut earlier this month, people have wanted to point the finger of blame in a number of different ways: guns, mental health care, the shooter, the shooters mother, etc. But a Connecticut attorney is now pointing the multi-million dollar finger a…