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March 6, 2013
Minnesota lawmakers unveil more modest gun plan
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A clear majority of the Minnesota House is backing a new plan to modestly revise the state's gun laws. Rep. Debra Hilstrom, a Brooklyn Center Democrat, unveiled on Wednesday a bill with 73 cosponsors from both parties. Her bill would tighten the state's current...
March 6, 2013 - 1:04pm
February 24, 2013
Minnesota Legislature: Reducing gun violence common goal
ST. PAUL – Something can be done about gun violence in Minnesota. Gun rights and gun control advocates generally agree on that point, but...
February 24, 2013 - 12:49am
February 22, 2013
State lawmakers propose gun access restrictions
ST. PAUL – Criminals would have a harder time getting guns and law enforcement would have more control over weapons permits in legislative...
February 22, 2013 - 11:40pm
Mental health concerns reach gun control hearing
ST. PAUL – Stricter regulations on gun purchases could discourage people dealing with mental illness from seeking treatment, some mental health...
February 22, 2013 - 2:26am
February 9, 2013
Canada could teach us a thing or two
Since we seem to be living in an ever-increasing violent society in the United States, I decided to take a look to our Canadian friends to see what’s going on there as regards gun violence. Based on 2006 crime figures, which tend to remain stable today, CBC News reports that the...
February 9, 2013 - 12:51am
February 6, 2013
Former FBI agent says assault rifles should be banned
ST. PAUL -- So-called assault weapons are nothing more than fancy hunting rifles, gun supporters told a Minnesota House committee today. A federal...
February 6, 2013 - 2:05pm
February 5, 2013
Legislative gun debate begins to overflow crowd
ST. PAUL - The two sides of Minnesota’s gun debate began laying out their arguments today during first of a series of legislative meetings. This morning’s packed House committee meeting, with two other rooms full of people watching on television monitors, was the first of five...
February 5, 2013 - 1:20pm
Gun background checks drop by 10 percent in Jan.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of federal background checks for firearm sales declined last month following a surge in gun sales toward the end of the year that's left many retailers out of stock as Washington considered new gun control measures. An Associated Press analysis of new...
February 5, 2013 - 11:01am
February 4, 2013
Obama: Americans need to push for gun violence solution
By Danielle Killey, Forum News Service MINNEAPOLIS – President Barack Obama says citizens must make their opinions heard on gun violence issues...
February 4, 2013 - 10:45pm
Obama pushes gun control plan during Minnesota visit Monday
MINNEAPOLIS - President Barack Obama emphasized background checks and a ban on military assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in a speech...
February 4, 2013 - 2:58pm
January 31, 2013
Obama, Legislature plan Minnesota gun discussions
ST. PAUL — Next week is turning into gun week in Minnesota. President Barack Obama kicks the week off with a Monday Minneapolis visit to discuss gun violence and state legislators plan to consider a variety of gun-related legislation later in the week. White House spokeswoman Joanna...
January 31, 2013 - 1:14am
January 30, 2013
Obama making first trip to pitch for gun proposals, plans Minneapolis visit Monday
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will travel to Minneapolis Monday to pitch his proposals for reducing gun violence. It will be the president's first trip outside of Washington centered on the gun proposals, which include a ban on assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition...
January 30, 2013 - 6:08pm
Giffords, NRA official, to testify at gun hearing
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was appearing as an unscheduled witness Wednesday at the year's first congressional...
January 30, 2013 - 8:09am
January 23, 2013
Donna Brazile: A long time coming
The headlines say President Obama has “taken on the gun lobby,” but actually, he has taken on our culture of violence, including the violent rhetoric that accompanies any attempt to alter it. “If Americans of every background stand up and say, enough; we’ve suffered too much...
January 23, 2013 - 12:47am
January 5, 2013
John Eggers: How great college teachers and gun control issue relate
First I am going to remind college students what they should expect in their college/university teachers and then I am going to identify a better solution to the gun issue than, let’s say, getting rid of guns. My readers frequently ask me “Where do you get your ideas?” Although...
January 5, 2013 - 11:13pm