Top Minn. Dem doubts expanded gun checks can pass
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk says a proposal to require background checks on all firearm purchases probably lacks support to become Minnesota law.
Bakk, a Cook Democrat, said Friday that opposition from Republicans and fellow rural Democrats will make it "tough to get the votes to pass that."
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? Activate your account.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us or call (218) 333-9200 and we can help you.