SD Gov. Noem Proposes End To Conceal Carry Fees: ‘Won’t Cost You A Penny’ To Exercise Second Amendment Rights


South Dakota Republican Gov. Kristi Noem announced during a speech on Tuesday that she is proposing an end to all state concealed-carry permit fees, including payment of federal background checks. Noem made the remarks during her annual State of the State speech at the state’s Capitol on Tuesday.

“Yesterday, in my State of the State Address, I proposed the elimination of all fees for concealed carry permits. SD will also pay the cost for the federal background check. In my proposal it won’t cost you a penny to exercise your 2nd Amendment rights in South Dakota,” the governor posted to Twitter on Wednesday.

Noem’s proposal to eliminate fees related to the Second Amendment was part of a larger agenda of tax cuts envisioned during her...(Read more)