Protecting Gun Rights

Jessica is endorsed by the NRA with an A rating and a member of the NRA and Gun Owners of America. She has prime sponsored and co-sponsored bills that preserve your right to protect yourself and your family

When legislators take the oath of office, they recite the following: I do solemnly swear that I will support the Constitution of the United States and the Constitution of the State of South Dakota… The right of the people to protect themselves is indisputable, and every elected legislator who recites that oath swears to uphold these documents.  Senator Castleberry will always protect your right to bear arms.

Maj Toure and Senator Castleberry

It's back to school time, and many of us have teenagers heading off to college. It's a bittersweet milestone watching as your teen prepares to leave for campus; the excitement for a new chapter of their lives is palpable. But, it's also an important time to have a renewed focus on safety...

Senator Castleberry SCR 607

Senate Concurrent Resolution 607 Affirming the Legislature's support of the constitutional right to keep and bear arms passed unanimously out of the Senate State Affairs and has been placed on the consent calendar for the Senate...

Wednesday morning I presented SB 129, An Act to prohibit infringement upon the constitutional right to keep and bear arms which was deferred to the 41st day (effectively killed).

There may still be hope to resurrect this sentiment in a Resolution, but that may be bleak considering the Constitutional tug of war that has been taking place in our country for so long...

Castleberry SB 129

Additional information

2022

Jessica is supporting:

South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks’ Rapid City Firearms Range Complex

Bills being drafted:

An Act to place limitations on the enforcement of federal laws and directive related to firearms and ammunition.

2021

Jessica co-sponsored the following:

HB 1212 clarify the use of force.

SB 100 continue the prohibition on the seizure of firearms and ammunitions.

SB 111 reduce the fee for permits to carry concealed pistols.

Senator Castleberry

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