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.
An ongoing debate over gun control by Minnesota state lawmakers has been accompanied by a spike in notifications to the state Department of Public Safety from people who plan to carry loaded weapons into the Capitol.
As large crowds lined the State Capitol hallways for gun violence hearings, gun control advocates admit they’ve been out-organized.
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.