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Esme’s Blog: A Sandy Hook Mother’s Plea

Today Francine Wheeler, who lost her 6-year-old Ben in the Sandy Hook massacre, gave the President’s Saturday radio address pleading for action on gun control measures.

04/13/2013

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Assault Weapon, Magazine Ban Out Of Picture

Minnesota apparently won’t pass any laws to ban assault rifles or high-capacity ammunition magazines this year.

02/28/2013

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Good Question: How Many People Are Killed By Assault Rifles?

Since the massacre at a Newtown elementary school, much of the discussion on gun violence has been around a proposal to reinstate the assault weapons ban.

02/12/2013

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YouTube Video: Hunting Rifles More Dangerous Than Semi-Automatics

Many lawmakers, including Minnesota Congressman Rick Nolan say banning assault weapons is “common sense legislation.”

01/11/2013

AK-47 Assault Rifle

People In Northland ‘Panic-Buying’ Military-Style Rifles

Northland gun dealers are reporting a spike in military-style gun sales. Pat Kukull, owner of Superior Shooters Supply, says they are out of semi-automatic rifles due to people “panic buying.”

12/24/2012

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Dick’s Sporting Goods Taking AR-15 Off Shelves

The tragedy in Newtown has sparked a lot of talk about guns, particularly semi-automatic weapons. In fact, Dick’s Sporting Goods announced Tuesday it’s taking the guns similar to the one used in the school shooting off store shelves.

12/18/2012