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Sponsor Of Guns In Schools Bill: If This Doesn't Pass Lawmakers Should Teach Kids Zig Zag Pattern

Sponsor Of Guns In Schools Bill: If This Doesn't Pass Lawmakers Should Teach Kids Zig Zag Pattern

HB1195, sponsored by Rep. Dwight Kiefert  (R-Valley City), would give school districts the authority to designate an individual to carry a concealed weapon on school grounds. That person would have to meet training requirements, and coordinate response plans with local law enforcement. The bill ultimately passed on a 53-38 vote, but the highlight of the

Do We Really Want More Cops In Schools?

Yesterday there was a debate before the House Education Committee over two school security bills. One was HB1195, sponsored by Rep. Dwight Kiefer (R-Valley City), which would allow school boards to choose and train certain personnel to concealed carry on school grounds. The other was HB1388, also introduced by Kiefert, which would begin a pilot

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North Dakota Lawmakers Really Want More Guns On Public Property

Currently carrying a concealed weapon in public buildings is verboten even for those citizens with concealed carry licenses. But HB1157, sponsored by Rep. Ben Koppelman (R-West Fargo), would create an exception in the law for elected officials with concealed carry permits. The full law is below. Here’s the pertinent part: This bill joins HB1215, which

ND Lawmakers Will Consider Bill Legalizing Concealed Carry In Schools

Back in December state Rep. Dwight Kiefert, a Republican from District 24 (Valley City), wrote a guest post for SAB pledging his on-going efforts to pass legislation allowing concealed carry in North Dakota schools. True to his word, Rep. Kiefert has shared with me a bill draft which does just that. It’s similar to HB1215

Rep. Dwight Keifert: We Need Concealed Carry To Protect Our Schools

I feel that we can pass a bill to allow trained personnel to conceal and carry in schools with the approval of the school board, hold a class one license, receive training similar to a resource officer, and work with local law enforcement. But the only way it will be implemented is if parents demand

Rep. Dwight Kiefert: Trust The Legislature And Vote Yes On Measure 1, No On Measure 5

When you vote yes for Constitutional Measure # 5, what you are saying is you no longer trust your State Legislature to do what’s right for the people of North Dakota or our State. When we consider an issue in the House of Representatives, we hear from experts in the field, public input, and testimony from those

North Dakota District Conventions: Districts 6, 14, 23, and 24 Guide for Central, Northcentral, Northeast, and Southeast ND

This post is part of a continuing series highlighting the potential state legislative candidates from each district for their party’s nomination. For more information on this series, refer to the “SAB’s Guide To North Dakota District Conventions: A Government Of People Who Show Up” post. The Districts: 6, 14, 23, and 24 Click on a District number above for a map

North Dakota Senate: Yes To Guns In Church, No To Guns In Schools

It was a mixed bag for proponents of gun rights in the North Dakota Senate today. Six bills dealing with gun issues were considered by the Senators today, with three passing and three failing. You can watch the floor debate for all these bills here. Here’s what passed: HB1260 – Introduced by Rep. Karen Karls,

North Dakota House Passes Bills To Allow Concealed Carry In Schools, Churches And All Public Gatherings

In addition to passing HB1467, introduced by Rep. Karen Karls, which disallows the seizure of guns by government officials during declared emergencies the North Dakota House passed bills making significant changes to existing law dictating where concealed carry permit holders can take their guns. Current law prohibits carry in schools, in churches and other sorts

Bills To Allow Concealed Carry In Churches And Schools Get Big Changes

At the beginning of the legislative session there were two bills to allow churches and school districts to change their policies to allow concealed carry on their property: HB1283, introduced by Rep. Kim Koppelman (this bill addressed both schools and churches), and HB1215 introduced by Rep. Dwight Kiefert (Kiefert’s bill only addressed schools). Both bills