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January 29, 2017
Gun rights bills enter Minnesota’s House — how far will they get?
ST. PAUL -- As the Legislature warms up, House Republicans have authored a series of strong gun rights bills — though it remains unclear how much traction they’ll get in the Senate, and some have earned a veto from Gov. Mark Dayton in prior years. But the members behind the bills...
January 29, 2017 - 8:33pm
December 23, 2016
Concealed carry permits hit record high in SD’s Davison County
MITCHELL, S.D. — Davison County residents have purchased or renewed more concealed carry permits in 2016 than in any other year. Through Dec. 21, the Davison County Sheriff’s Office recorded 643 people who purchased or renewed a concealed carry permit, which allows someone to...
December 23, 2016 - 9:05pm
November 17, 2016
Student, 7, brings gun to St. Paul school, weapon goes off
ST. PAUL -- A student accidentally fired a handgun inside a St. Paul elementary school classroom full of students Thursday, Nov. 17, though no one was hurt, according to police and the school district officials. A 7-year-old brought the .38-caliber revolver to Crossroads Elementary,...
November 17, 2016 - 8:44pm
June 28, 2016
Column: Orlando was about Islamic ideology, not guns
BLUE EARTH -- In light of the Democrat Party’s “sit-in” protest on the floor of U.S. House of Representatives, I reiterate my strong support for the 2nd Amendment and the due process rights of law-abiding citizens to purchase and possess firearms. The Orlando massacre was...
June 28, 2016 - 9:26pm
March 10, 2016
Democrats try to expand gun background checks
ST. PAUL — A new effort to require background checks on all Minnesota gun buyers began Thursday, but gun owner groups, Republicans and some...
March 10, 2016 - 9:05pm
March 8, 2016
Not just for hitmen: Gun industry wants looser rules on silencers
FAIRFAX, Va. — The U.S. gun industry is trying to shake off the Hollywood hitman image of the gun silencer and rebrand it as a hearing-protection...
March 8, 2016 - 3:36pm
January 5, 2016
Obama, wiping tears, makes new push to tighten gun rules
WASHINGTON — Wiping back tears as he remembered children who died in a mass shooting, President Barack Obama Tuesday described new steps he...
January 5, 2016 - 2:44pm
January 4, 2016
New gun control measures are legal, could save lives, Obama says: Republicans call misuse of power
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Monday his new executive actions to tighten gun rules were “well within” his legal authority and...
January 4, 2016 - 8:52pm
December 17, 2015
Suspect who supplied guns to California shooters arrested
WASHINGTON — A former neighbor suspected of supplying guns to the married couple who massacred 14 people in San Bernardino, Calif., has been arrested, the Los Angeles Times reported Thursday, citing federal authorities. Federal officials plan to charge Enrique Marquez, a friend...
December 17, 2015 - 8:44pm
December 7, 2015
Supreme Court rejects challenge to assault weapon ban
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court Monday rejected a challenge by gun rights activists to a Chicago suburb’s ordinance banning assault weapons...
December 7, 2015 - 4:46pm
July 27, 2015
Minnesota soldiers ‘sitting ducks,’ legislator says
NISSWA — Some Minnesota lawmakers want the state’s National Guard soldiers to be able to carry firearms without a permit, citing deadly violence against military facilities in Chattanooga, Tenn., and Fort Hood, Texas. Together with other GOP legislators Monday, State Sen. Paul...
July 27, 2015 - 9:39pm
March 22, 2015
North Dakota gun law leads to Minnesota committee shootout
ST. PAUL — Minnesota legislators often discuss North Dakota, usually in relation to its oil wealth and usually the talk is accompanied by envy. But the Minnesota House Public Safety and Crime Prevention Committee underwent a lengthy and spirited debate about a topic with even...
March 22, 2015 - 8:09pm
September 2, 2014
Letter: Recent shootings shouldn't have happened
By Romane Dold, Currie Friday’s Daily Globe carried two articles about police fatally shooting their suspect. One was in St. Paul, where the aggressor was ‘threatening’ with a rock. The other was in Ramsey, where the suspect, while running away, allegedly stopped and pulled...
September 2, 2014 - 6:15pm
Target says guns not welcome, but stops short of ban
MINNEAPOLIS — Target is “respectfully” requesting gun-owners not to bring firearms into its stores after a series of open-carry demonstrations alarmed some customers. The open display of firearms in its stores “creates an environment that is at odds with the family-friendly...
July 2, 2014 - 8:59pm
April 30, 2014
MN House votes to keep guns away from domestic abusers
ST. PAUL — A compromise between gun supporters and those who want to protect domestic abuse victims won overwhelming approval in the House on Wednesday as representatives voted to keep guns out of the hands of abusers. “We know that the presence of a gun during a highly volatile...
April 30, 2014 - 8:44pm