South Dakota’s GOP governor signed several bills into law over the past week strengthening protections for the state’s gun owners, including one clarifying the state’s “stand your ground” law and strengthening pro-gun laws.
The governor’s website indicated that three bills related to gun ownership and the use of deadly force were signed into law over the past week: Senate bills 111, 100 and 1212.
Among the provisions signed into law are restrictions on the seizure and restriction of firearms for those accused of a crime, and a reduction in state fees for concealed-carry permits. Police officers will still be allowed to temporarily disarm people while they are lawfully detained.
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