House Public Safety Committee
A House panel will finally cast a vote on legislation revising the state’s gun laws.
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.
Protesters twice interrupted the head of the NRA as he proposed armed security guards in every school in the United States.
The Minnesota Legislature opens hearings on a bill Thursday expanding the right of Minnesotans to use deadly force against intruders in their home, sometimes called the “Castle Doctrine.”