The Minnesota Senate has approved scaled-back revisions to state gun laws that do not include an expansion of background checks for gun purchases. The Senate approved the bill Wednesday on a 58-9 vote.
A significantly scaled back bill to revise Minnesota’s gun laws is headed for a vote in the state Senate, with the blessing of a vocal gun-rights group. The proposal was revised Tuesday to remove language that could be construed as expanded background checks or limitations on lawful gun transactions.
Gun control advocates said Friday that Democrats at the Minnesota Legislature are showing a “lack of courage” by shelving a vote on tougher gun laws.
Gun control supporters are planning to gather outside Minnesota’s House chamber to express disappointment that bills to expand background checks for gun purchases are shelved for the year at the Capitol.
Lawmakers’ plans to improve Minnesota’s existing background check system for gun sales will come at a cost.
The mayor of Minneapolis and a man injured in the September mass shooting in town are calling on Minnesota Rep. Erik Paulsen to help pass a bill requiring background checks on all gun sales.
A House panel will finally cast a vote on legislation revising the state’s gun laws.
Minnesota House lawmakers are weighing whether to expand background checks for firearm purchases, a critical step in whether that measure can pass and become law.
Vice President Joe Biden is taking an interest in Minnesota’s gun law debate.
A Senate panel is set to vote on changes to Minnesota’s gun laws, including whether to require background checks for all gun purchases.
This week is the deciding one for a bill to create universal background checks for gun sales in Minnesota.
An unexpected twist came Wednesday in the efforts at the Capitol to curb gun violence. A majority of the House is now backing a new plan to modestly revise the state’s gun laws.
A clear majority of the Minnesota House is backing a new plan to modestly revise the state’s gun laws.
The weekend after a heated debate over gun control, Colorado state Rep. Rhonda Fields was flooded with emails, including some she later told police “disturbed and shocked” her.
The Minnesota Supreme Court says a man convicted of a drug charge is not entitled to the Second Amendment right to bear arms.
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