Gov. Dennis Daugaard has some concerns about a bill to let South Dakotans carry concealed weapons without a permit, but is leaning toward signing it.
The governor read that measure, HB 1248, Friday morning and plans to listen to past testimony about the bill before making his decision. He’s particularly interested in concerns raised by law enforcement agencies, saying he “generally (tries) to support law enforcement.”
But the governor also frequently says he’s an active supporter of gun rights, and that feeling may come out on top with HB 1248.
“I may not sign it, but I am inclined to do so,” Daugaard said.
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