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Open-Carry Guns Okay In Custer County Courthouse; 7th Circuit Not On Board

Custer, S.D.

The general public is now allowed to carry guns into the Custer County Courthouse.

The resolution, passed in November, is now in effect after a 20-day wait.

In the past, the Seventh Circuit has opposed the resolution and said if it's approved, Custer County court cases might be heard in Pennington County, about an hour away.

The Custer County State's Attorney says the resolution could cost employees' time and taxpayers' dollars.

Victoria Wicks has more of this story for SDPB. Listen here:

Rapid City freelancer Victoria L. Wicks has been producing news for SDPB since August 2007. She Retired from this position in March 2023.