Minnesota state senators are diving into the debate over gun control measures at the Capitol.
Supporters of stricter gun control laws rallied Monday afternoon at the Minnesota State Capitol, urging the Minnesota legislature to pass all the bills that are before them.
After three days of emotional hearings on Minnesota’s gun laws, Democratic leaders are planning their next steps on possible changes.
For the second day in a row, the gun debate has brought a large crowd to the State Capitol.
A half dozen police chiefs and sheriffs argued Tuesday in a packed Capitol hearing room that Minnesota isn’t doing enough to protect against gun violence, kicking off three days of hearings on a host of new proposed limits on firearm ownership.
People who sell guns and ammo say they’ve seen ammo shortages before.
With his gun proposals dividing Congress, President Barack Obama conceded Monday the challenges he faces in winning support for measures ranging from criminal checks on gun buyers to an assault weapons ban. But, he declared: “We don’t have to agree on everything to agree it’s time to do something.”
Minnesota’s county prosecutors are teaming up with state lawmakers on legislation that would expand the power of prosecutors to charge violent felons for possessing firearms.
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords gave a brief, but emotional, testimony before a Senate panel looking into gun violence Wednesday.
A Minnesota House committee is gearing up for three days of hearings next week to take testimony on proposed changes to the state’s gun laws.
Carver County Sheriff Jim Olson says a person deemed mentally ill and dangerous should never be allowed to buy a gun.
While all eyes will be on Washington Monday for the inauguration, here at home the focus will shift to St. Paul. On Tuesday, Gov. Dayton will present his budget.
Hundreds of people visit the State Capitol every day. What’s impossible to know is how many are carrying a concealed weapon.
Parents who lost children in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre listened to President Barack Obama’s proposals Wednesday as he asked Congress for a new, stronger assault weapons ban.
Like all 50 states, Minnesota gun dealers are required to do a background check on weapons purchases.
Sources tell WCCO Radio that President Barack Obama will nominate Minnesota’s U.S. Attorney B. Todd Jones for ATF Director.
Since the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, gun control has been a big part of the political conversation in the country.
Vikings punter Chris Kluwe appeared on Comedy Central’s Colbert Report Tuesday night and shared his views on gay marriage as well as gun control.
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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.”
The President is creating a commission lead by the Vice President to come up with proposals aimed at reducing gun violence.
In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.
After each and every mass shooting, there is the inevitable discussion of changes in our gun laws. But with this tragedy and the loss of so many very young lives, it appears the discussion is one that may last beyond the news cycle of a few days, or even a week.
For some, including the president, it is almost a whisper. President Obama is saying, simply, that it is “time to take meaningful action” to prevent gun violence.
U.S. Rep. Betty McCollum is calling the shootings at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin an act of “mass murder by a madman with a gun in his hand.” And she says the killings show the need for gun control.