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State senators take their finger off trigger to ban guns, magazines


A resounding ‘NO’ echoed through the Minnesota Senate chambers last week. Overwhelming dissent came from the voices of individuals opposed to bills that would have criminalized ownership of assault-style rifles and magazines over a politically correct number.

The Democratic Farmer Labor (DFL) controlled Senate opted to leave the matter up to the U.S. House and Senate or the administration if it chooses to ban both on a federal level.

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