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Representative John Lesch points out districts that students should concentrate door knocking efforts at as students from around the state got together to lobby state representatives on a measure to require universal background checks for firearms purchases in Minnesota at the Legislative Office Building on Wednesday, March 14. (John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Back-pats and hard truths: Eight Minnesota teens take polite gun-control pitches, not protests, to the Capitol
15 hours 38 min ago
March 14, 2018
'Students have just had enough:' Walkouts planned across the nation one month after Florida shooting
March 14, 2018 - 9:05am
March 12, 2018
Attorney General Homer Cummings leaves the White House after meeting Jan. 21, 1935, with President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Library of Congress
Commentary: FDR's gun-control strategy: Tax 'em
March 12, 2018 - 12:50pm
March 10, 2018
Students from across the Twin Cities marched down Marshall Avenue from St. Paul Central High School to the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul to demonstrate against gun violence Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Jean Pieri / St. Paul Pioneer Press
School security: Is there such thing as too much?
March 10, 2018 - 5:18pm
March 9, 2018
Gov. Rick Scott speaks in Tallahassee, Fla., Feb. 23, 2018. Scott broke with the National Rifle Association on March 9 to sign a law raising the minimum age and waiting period to purchase a gun in Florida; the bill also funds school police officers and mental health services, broadens law enforcement’s power to seize weapons, and allows certain staff to carry guns in schools. (Audra Melton/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Florida Gov. Rick Scott breaks with NRA to sign new gun regulations
March 9, 2018 - 5:19pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We need to learn to love and accept each other for who we are
March 9, 2018 - 10:15am
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Peaceful walkout is a respectful civic endeavor
March 9, 2018 - 9:15am
March 8, 2018
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton. File photo / Forum News Service
Minnesota's Dayton focuses on school safety measures with gun-control bills unlikely to pass
March 8, 2018 - 8:50am
March 7, 2018
St. Paul Police Sgt. Mike McGinn claps as students from across the Twin Cities marched by on Marshall Avenue on their way to the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul to demonstrate against gun violence Wednesday, March 7, 2018. He said his brother is a SRO (school resource officer) at Harding who helps keep the students safe.  (Jean Pieri / Pioneer Press)
Thousands skip class to rally for gun control, school safety at Minn. Capitol
March 7, 2018 - 8:29pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: What societal factors are creating these monsters?
March 7, 2018 - 10:15am
March 4, 2018
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: District staff should not only support walkout, but lead it
March 4, 2018 - 4:05pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Gun violence is an issue for all Americans
March 4, 2018 - 3:05pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Students have much to learn by taking civic action
March 4, 2018 - 2:35pm
March 2, 2018
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump disembark Air Force One at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina, March 2, 2018. The Trumps will attend the funeral for the Rev. Billy Graham on Friday. (Al Drago/The New York Times / Copyright 2018 / New York Times)
White House softens tone on gun-control measures after Trump meets with NRA
March 2, 2018 - 4:45pm
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Properly conducted walkout would not be a disruption
March 2, 2018 - 11:15am