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Support Provisions for Gun Safety

The judiciary and public safety budget bill being finalized by a bicameral committee of lawmakers includes a provision for expanded background checks and a red flag law. The background check provision would require a permit-to-purchase or a valid permit-to-carry in order to receive a pistol or semiautomatic military-style assault weapon. Under the red flag law, family members or law enforcement… Read More »Support Provisions for Gun Safety

Common-Sense Gun Safety

The U.S. has suffered more than 70 mass shootings since the beginning of the year. Lives have been lost, and survivors and onlookers including the investigating police have been traumatized. The Minnesota State House has been debating several bills focused on gun safety. HF14 requires Universal background checks for all gun purchases including private sales and ownership transfers. HF15 allows… Read More »Common-Sense Gun Safety