South Dakota Eliminates Gun Purchase Waiting Period

Incremental repeal of draconian Fabian Socialist Doctrine. A model for the rest of us.

Tantalizing Excerpt From the Argus Leader:

Gun owners glad to see state’s waiting period go
Legislation ends 48-hour delay for pistol buyers

Thom Gabrukiewicz • tgabrukiew@argusleader.com • March 14, 2009

Gun owners in South Dakota praised Gov. Mike Rounds on Friday for signing into law Senate Bill 70, which strikes the state’s mandatory post-purchase 48-hour waiting period to buy a handgun.

The federal Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993 requires an instant computer check of gun buyers through the FBI’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System. Before SB70 was signed into law, only those people who had a valid permit to carry a concealed weapon in the state were exempt from the 48-hour waiting period. Now, anyone who wants to buy a handgun – and passes the federal check – can walk out of a licensed dealer’s shop with one.

Complete link to article:

http://www.argusleader.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2009903140312

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