In this state, guns are a part of life and the culture, although one activist is pushing for gun-control measures anyway.
Feb. 19, 2013 Perry Grossman of Bismarck, N.D., left, handles an AR-15 he was considering buying at the Mandan Sporting Goods store. "You need more guns, man," said employee Phillip Stewart of Bismarck. "I'm working on it," Grossman replied. "I bought four since Christmas." Ben Garvin/For The Washington Post Buy Photo