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Our 'Guns In South Dakota' Conversations, So Far


As part of our "Guns in South Dakota" project, we have a conversation about the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. 

Chuck Parkinson and Pam Carriveau join us to discuss the origins of 2A and its modern day interpretations.

Brian Gevik talks about the history of guns in South Dakota with audio excerpts from SDPB's Heritage of Arms.


Guns in South Dakota Mark Schlueter is a certified firearms instructor in SF. He discusses firearms safety, training, and rights.


South Dakota law makers once worked in bipartisan fashion to set gun regulations in the state that restricted concealed carry and guns in the state capitol. Seth Tupper talks about the shift in South Dakota gun regulations that reflects an increase in political polarization.


South Dakotans Karen Pettigrew and Tiffany Thoelke from 'Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America' join us to talk about how everyday citizens can influence the public conversation about gun safety.