User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


61° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Back to all news

Politics

Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Thune Reacts To Obama's Gun Violence Package

January 16, 2013, 4:49 PM

Thune Reacts To Obama's Gun Violence Package
U.S. Senator John Thune

They may be on opposite sides of the aisle, but United States Senator John Thune does agree with some aspects of the President Obama’s gun violence package.

Thune supports more background checks and improvements to the way they're carried out, but he doesn't think banning military-style assault weapons will make the country safer.

"If I thought that was going to solve the problem, then I'd be inclined to be at least open to talking about it, but I just don't see why this discussion and debate always focuses on the firearms when it's not the firearms, it's the people who are behind them that are the real issue here,” Thune said.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





RELATED STORIES


Sponsored

 


View politics

You may also like

Democrat Paula Hawks Starts Run Against Kristi Noem

8/3/2015 10:10 AM

Hawks says South Dakota residents deserve better representation from someone who listens.

Full Story
Pay Day Loan Booth Raises Questions

8/4/2015 6:03 PM

The CEO and President of the Sioux Empire Fair says a group circulating so-called advisory petitions to "cap pay day loans at 18-percent" is...

Full Story | Watch
Confusion Surrounds Fair Petition Booth

8/3/2015 6:07 PM

This constitutional amendment was proposed by South Dakotans for Fair Lending.

Full Story | Watch
Josiah's Controversy Pushes Petition Drive Interest

7/30/2015 5:05 PM

For the third day in a row, a line forms at Josiah's Coffeehouse Thursday.

Full Story | Watch
Group Trying To Ease SD's Pot Laws Kicking Off Campaign

7/29/2015 2:09 PM

Proponents of a measure to decriminalize pot in South Dakota are officially kicking off their campaign in Sioux Falls.

Full Story


Events