Bill Requires Background Check Before Gun TransfersGun safety supporters rallied at a church outside the Minnesota State Capitol Tuesday. DFL State Senator Ron Latz is proposing a bill which requires criminal background checks for the 40 percent of gun transfers he says are currently exempted – including online and gun show sales.
Background Check Bill Stirs Up Both Sides In Gun DebateTalk about expanding background checks for gun sales has returned to the Minnesota Legislature, but it won't come to a vote.
After Prom Shooting, Walker Urges Talk On Bullying Gov. Scott Walker is calling for more discussion about bullying in the wake of a shooting outside a high school prom in northern Wisconsin.
'Never Stop Fighting': Gabby Giffords Visits MN With Gun Control MessageGunned down in a mass shooting, she became a leading advocate for what supporters call "common sense gun control." On Thursday, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords made the pitch in Minnesota.
4 Things To Know: Giffords' Visit, Flu Vaccine, Spam Snacks & MoreFrom former Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords visiting Minnesota to Hormel's "Spam Snacks," here are the top four stories from Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016.
Fmr. Congresswoman Giffords To Speak On Gun Control In MinnesotaFormer Arizona Congresswoman Gabby Giffords is bringing her fight to boost gun control to Minnesota, aiming to expand the state's background checks for gun sales and other measures that have been previously blocked, a spokesman told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
Minnesota Tightening Gun Laws For Domestic AbusersMinnesota is part of an early wave of states passing laws to keep guns out of the hands of domestic abusers.
4 Things To Know: Stillwater School Closings, NY Miners Trapped, Charlie Hebdo & MoreFrom a community meeting addressing the potential closing of three elementary schools in Stillwater to the anniversary of the terror attacks on the French newspaper Charlie Hebdo, here's a look at the four stories to know about from January 7.
Wis. Gov. Walker Asks AG To Challenge Obama's Gun PlanGov. Scott Walker is asking Wisconsin's attorney general to challenge President Barack Obama's gun control plan. Walker said in a statement Wednesday that he believes Obama overstepped his authority when he announced an executive action to expand mandatory background checks to gun shows, flea markets and online sales.
Good Question: How Do Executive Actions Work?President Obama took a number of executive actions Tuesday regarding gun control, saying the gun lobby is holding Congress hostage. "There are actions within my legal authority that we can take to help reduce gun violence and save more lives," President Obama said.
Minnesota Mother Invited To Obama's Gun Control SpeechA Minnesota mother was there while President Barack Obama laid out his plan for executive action on gun control Tuesday. Diane Sellgren listened to the president speak in person, along with Gabby Giffords and other gun-violence survivors.
‘That’s It?’: Minn. Gun Owners React To Obama’s Executive ActionPresident Barack Obama unveiled his plan Tuesday to take unilateral action on gun control.