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May 31, 2019
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: New gun control laws won't stop bad people from breaking the law
As I read the Pioneer today, I noticed two articles involving people and firearms. As I understand the information presented, one involved a person awaiting trial for charges that included a felon in possession of a firearm and the other involved a minor who had been charged with...
May 31, 2019 - 7:02am
May 14, 2019
Minnesota committee sinks pair of gun control bills
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota committee on Tuesday, May 14, voted down a pair of gun control proposals, likely blocking their path forward this year....
May 14, 2019 - 4:05pm
April 30, 2019
Gun control measures come up for debate in Minnesota House, Senate GOP says they're 'dead'
ST. PAUL -- Leaders in the nation's only divided Legislature dug in hours before the Minnesota House of Representatives was set to debate two...
April 30, 2019 - 8:49am
April 4, 2019
Politics of gun control ‘debate’ get prickly at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL — The salient question of how to balance public safety with the Second Amendment devolved Thursday, April 4, into games of political...
April 4, 2019 - 7:16pm
March 27, 2019
Red-flag, universal background check gun bills could get Senate hearing, key leader says
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka said he'd be willing to hold hearings for a pair of gun control bills this year if...
March 27, 2019 - 4:44pm
March 22, 2019
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: The hypocrisy runs deep in the state capitol
In the March 17 edition of the Bemidji Pioneer, the following quote appeared: "They kind of promised that we would explore this, we would have...
March 22, 2019 - 6:45am
March 15, 2019
MN Capitol Notebook: Recreational pot bill goes down, gun control and abortion measures force impasse
ST. PAUL -- Hopes for legalizing recreational marijuana in Minnesota came to a halt in a state Senate panel. Chasms emerged as gun control and...
March 15, 2019 - 12:28pm
March 13, 2019
Gun control supporters rally to pressure Senate to take up background check, 'red flag' bills
ST. PAUL -- Hundreds of gun control supporters rallied at the Capitol on Wednesday, March 13, to put pressure on Minnesota senators to take up...
March 13, 2019 - 2:01pm
March 6, 2019
'Red flag' bill moves forward at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL -- A pair of gun control bills is scheduled for another primetime hearing Wednesday night at the Capitol. The House Judiciary Finance...
March 6, 2019 - 3:31pm
February 28, 2019
Minnesota gun bills advance, with Senate planning barrier
ST. PAUL -- Two gun restriction measures likely will receive a full Minnesota House vote after years of some of the most heated legislative debate,...
February 28, 2019 - 3:25pm
Minnesota panel passes universal background check requirement for gun sales
ST. PAUL — Hundreds of gun control supporters and opponents packed into a Minnesota Capitol hearing room and overflow spaces Wednesday, Feb....
February 28, 2019 - 12:06pm
February 26, 2019
Tensions high as Minnesota lawmakers prepare to debate gun control bills at the Capitol
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers are set to consider two gun control proposals Wednesday, Feb. 27, amid an atmosphere that grew increasingly tense...
February 26, 2019 - 4:21pm
January 25, 2019
Abortion, gun control proposals split Minnesota lawmakers in session's 3rd week
ST. PAUL -- Family members of those killed in texting and driving related accidents broke down in tears as they asked lawmakers to stiffen penalties...
January 25, 2019 - 5:01pm
January 19, 2019
What does 'expanded background checks' mean? Here’s a primer
ST. PAUL -- The idea is simple: Criminals shouldn’t be able to legally buy guns. Because they can now — sometimes. The proposed law to this...
January 19, 2019 - 2:41pm
Minn. gun-control plan faces opposition from within
ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota Senate’s top Democrat doesn’t support the heart of the Democratic proposal to expand background checks for gun...
January 19, 2019 - 2:30pm