The Minnesota Legislature won’t be voting on tougher gun laws after all.
A Minnesota House committee will vote Thursday night on a watered down version of a gun bill that includes background checks for gun show sales. It’s far less than gun safety advocates had hoped, but the pull-back from tougher gun laws is not uncommon.
Fearing that broader restrictions on guns won’t pass, top Minnesota lawmakers on Monday tacked toward new legislation that avoids expanding background checks as their best bet to tighten the state’s gun laws.
Just weeks after a school massacre shocked the nation, the president of the United States called for the most sweeping new gun laws in a generation.
By Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden will present his recommendations to curb gun violence to the president.
Days after the tragedy of the elementary school shootings in Connecticut, the Governor of Minnesota says there’s not much the state can do to regulate weapons.
The Minnesota House has passed a bill that expands the rights of people to defend themselves if they feel they are in imminent danger.
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