April 6, 2017

Constitutional Convention would hurt South Dakota

The U.S. Constitution is arguably the greatest governing document ever written. But great notwithstanding, our Constitution has its frailties. Indeed, every socio-legal contract ever conceived has an intrinsic Achillies’ heel. For America’s Constitution that vulnerable place is located in its fifth section: “Article V.” Article V gives state-level lawmakers the power to force Congress to arrange a meeting (convention) of …

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March 6, 2017

March 4th Legislative Cracker-Barrel Session

David Johnson speaking at the last Legislative Cracker-Barrel Session on March 4th, sponsored by the Rapid City Chamber of Commerce. Topics included the budget, the future of the Star Academy south of Custer, agencies that perform foster and adoptive services, public safety zones and legislation for transparency in government.

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February 16, 2017

Urging a NO vote on HJR 1002.

Urging a NO vote on HJR 1002 Monday, February 13, 2017: Speaking before the full body of the SD State House on the importance of preserving and protecting the Constitution of the United States of America.  Urging a NO vote on HJR 1002.

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November 4, 2016

NRA

“As a long-time supporter of Rapid City’s youth competitive shooting teams, proud contributor to the “Friends of the NRA,” past teammate on the SD All-State Champion Trapshooting Team, and unwavering advocate of the 2nd Amendment, I am honored to have earned the NRA’s endorsement of my candidacy for SD State House, District 33.” – David Johnson, Life Member, National Rifle …

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November 4, 2016

First Responders

The “First Responders” of Rapid City, Box Elder, and Pennington County were honored at a rousing celebration held at Rapid City’s VFW Club, October 23, 2016.  This was the inaugural fundraising event to honor the Police and Fire Depts, Sheriff’s Offices, and EMTs of western SD, attended by a thankful and patriotic sell-out crowd.

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November 4, 2016

Pheasant Hunting

The finest location in the world to experience the enjoyment and sport of wing hunting with friends and relatives! Left to right: Bruce Cull, Tim Rave, David Johnson. [Missing from this photo is Andy Piepenbrok, Larry Eby, et. al.] October 22, 2016

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May 17, 2016

Rapid City Trap Club Endorses David Johnson

Really kind words from an organization that has given me so much. This is a top notch organization that strongly supports youth competitive shooting. Thanks Greg Johnson (no relation) for the endorsement. From the Rapid City Journal: Trap and skeet club endorses Johnson The Rapid City Trap and Skeet organization (formerly Rapid City Gun Club) officially endorses David Johnson, fellow …

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May 13, 2016

Target Shooting!

Went target practicing again last week. I’m not as good with the .45 as I am with a rifle or a 12-ga. I practice with the handguns mainly for familiarity and for identifying the calibres with which I’m most comfortable. It’s great that in Pennington County and Rapid City, law-abiding citizens still enjoy the right to trade and utilize handguns …

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