Gun Control Proposals Shot Down At State CapitolTwo proposals would have expanded background checks for firearms transfers and allowed police to temporarily confiscate guns from people judged to be an imminent threat.
S.D. Senate Panel OKs Concealed Handguns Without PermitSenate President Pro Tempore Brock Greenfield, the bill's sponsor, says people are being asked to "lease back" their constitutionally protected right to bear firearms.
Gun Range Provides Safe Space For LGBT Gun Rights GroupPink Pistols, an LGBT gun rights group with chapters in dozens of cities across the nation, has been around in Minnesota for nearly two decades.
Study: Guns Send 8,000 American Kids To Emergency Rooms Every YearGun injuries, including many from assaults, sent 75,000 U.S. children and teens to emergency rooms over nine years at a cost of almost $3 billion, a first-of-its-kind study found.
Active Shooter Study Finds Semi-Automatic Rifles More DeadlyNew research shows active shooters with semi-automatic rifles wound and kill twice as many people as those using non-automatic weapons.
Judge Blocks Release Of Online 3D-Printed Gun PlansA U.S. judge in Seattle blocked the Trump administration Monday from allowing a Texas company to post online plans for making untraceable 3D guns, agreeing with 19 states and the District of Columbia that such access to the plastic guns would pose a security risk.
AG Swanson Plans To File Lawsuit To Block Publication Of 3D-Printed Gun BlueprintsMinnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson says she plans to file a lawsuit this week to block the publication of 3D-printed gun blueprints online.
In Wake Of Mass Shootings, NRA Pins Blame On Familiar TargetsThe National Rifle Association and many Republican leaders insist the root of the problem is not guns but a range of issues such as mental health, school security, video games and excessive prescriptions of attention-deficit disorder drugs such as Ritalin.
Police: 6-Year-Old, 12-Year-Old Threw Rocks And Waved Gun At AdultsThe group was reportedly using the public swings in Adair Park when the children began to throw "baseball-sized rocks" and struck two people.
10-Year-Old Girl Takes Bullet While Shielding Baby BrotherA 10-year-old girl in Las Vegas is being called a hero after she used her own body as a shield to save her baby brother during a parking lot gun battle.
Dayton Urges Lawmakers To Pass Stand-Alone Gun Safety Bill"Minnesotans are still awaiting final legislative action on policies that would make our schools safer," Dayton said.