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Senate Chairman: Gun Focus On Background Checks

The Minnesota Senate Judiciary Committee chairman says his focus in gun control legislation will be on expanded background checks, not banning assault weapons.

02/18/2013

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Accent Shooting Survivor Meets With Obama

In Minneapolis Monday, President Obama made his case for new gun restrictions in the wake of a series of gun massacres, including the deadliest workplace shooting in Minneapolis history last year at Accent Signage.

02/04/2013

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Anoka County Gun Permit Numbers Soar

Since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, gun control has been a big part of the political conversation in the country.

01/14/2013

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Esme’s Blog: Gun Sales Soar

As lawmakers in Washington discuss how to keep guns out of the hands of disturbed individuals, gun sales are setting records the New York Times reports.

01/12/2013

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Nolan On Assault Weapons Ban: It’s ‘Common Sense’

Debt and deficit will dominate the start of this new term in Congress. But in the meantime, many in Washington are also pushing for laws to make this country safer, with a focus on gun laws.

01/06/2013

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