A bill that declares “exempt from federal regulation any firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition manufactured and retained in South Dakota” passed in the South Dakota House of Representatives today. SB 89 was approved by a 49-19 vote. The bill had already passed the state Senate on Feb. 18 with a 29-4 vote.
A discussion took place on South Dakota Public Radio today between South Dakota state Rep. Don Kopp (R-Rapid City) and Dr. Pat Zimmerman from the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology regarding Kopp’s bill requiring balanced instruction when anthropogenic global warming theory is taught in public schools.
A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed all claims against Shirley Dobson, the wife of Focus on the Family founder James Dobson, in a lawsuit challenging the National Day of Prayer. Shirley Dobson is chair of the National Day of Prayer Task Force and was among the names listed by the Freedom From Religion Foundation in a lawsuit filed in October 2008.
From Tea Party Express:
In an interview with the Tea Party Express’s Mark Williams, MSNBC’s Dylan Ratigan yelled, screamed, walked off his own set, and alleged that tea partiers carry signs calling for the death of blacks and Jews. And as the veins were bursting in his head he then demanded that Mark Williams’ microphone be cut off so he could be heard.
Andy Stern, an Obama appointee to the Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform, is an unabashed socialist and promoter of global government over U.S. sovereignty. As you’ll hear in this video below, Stern believes there has simply been too much freedom going on our there. Government needs to meddle more in the affairs of private companies–spoken like a true bureaucrat. He (like his boss) is also an open supporter of Marxist wealth redistribution.
This is a good ad by Sue Lowden, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s (D-NV) Republican opponent in the election this year. As a mother, she takes him to task for his “one size fits all” approach to government health care, which experience has taught her doesn’t work with children, much less health care. She takes a strong stance against socialized medicine, giving voters a clear choice.