MINNEAPOLIS (WCOC) – Off-duty police officers will now be allowed to carry handguns at Vikings games at TCF Bank Stadium.

Reports state a judge made the ruling after the Minneapolis Police Union and Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association sued last year.

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The NFL had banned guns for all but working officers and security personnel.

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But a state law restricts the ability of private establishments to limit the carrying of firearms by off-duty officers.

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On Friday, a judge found the legislature intended the law to apply to the university, NFL and Vikings.