'It Could Save Lives': Red Flag Gun Bill Passes In Minn. House CommitteeThe Minnesota House Public Safety Committee voted in favor of a "Red Flag" bill, which would allow police to seize guns from anyone a judge ruled was a danger to themselves or others.
'We Face An Epidemic': Hundreds Converge On Capitol For Controversial Gun HearingsHundreds of supporters and opponents of gun control packed the Minnesota State Capitol Wednesday night for a high-intensity committee hearing.
'It's About Our Right To Defend Ourselves': Gun Supporters Rally At CapitolThe Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus gathered for a rally at the State Capitol Saturday.
Gun Control Supporters Rally At Capitol On First Day Of 2019 Legislative SessionDemocrats took control of the House, electing Melissa Hortman as the House Speaker. And outside the ornate Chamber two different gun safety groups swarmed the Capitol.
Retired Justice Calls For Repeal Of Second AmendmentRetired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens is calling for the repeal of the Second Amendment to allow for significant gun control legislation.
FedEx Sticks With NRA, Bucks Corporate TrendAnother company, FedEx, has become embroiled in an intensifying discussion about guns in the United States after the school massacre in Parkland, Florida.
NRA Spokeswoman Becomes New Face Of Gun Rights Dana Loesch is the new public face of the National Rifle Association, an organization long associated with older white men.
Gun Rights Enthusiasts Vow To 'Go On Offense' Under TrumpFirearms enthusiasts who embraced Donald Trump's campaign and his full-throated support of the Second Amendment are expecting a sweeping expansion of gun rights under his administration and a Congress firmly in Republican hands.
Legalized Silencers, Other Gun Measures Head To House FloorA handful of gun bills are ready for a final vote. The Minnesota House was expected to take up bills Thursday that would legalize gun silencers and remove a requirement that gun permit owners notify state officials before bringing a firearm onto Capitol grounds. Other measures were also set for a vote.
NRA Plans Ad Blitz Targeting Nolan On Gun Rights The nation's most powerful gun rights group is targeting Minnesota Rep. Rick Nolan with a massive ad blitz the week before Election Day. The National Rifle Association has reserved $750,000 in ads starting Oct. 28, according to public filings. NRA spokeswoman Jennifer Baker confirmed the ads would focus on Minnesota's 8th District.
Target Stores In Crosshairs Of Gun Rights FightTarget Corp. is in the crosshairs of a fight over gun rights. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America is trying to pressure the Minneapolis-based retailer into prohibiting customers from carrying guns in its stores. It's an attempt to counter gun owners in some states who've been shopping and dining with rifles slung over their shoulders to asset their rights to openly carry firearms in public.