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November 30, 2017
Crookston explores weapons ban for Sports Center
CROOKSTON — The city of Crookston will explore options to ban weapons during certain events in the Crookston Sports Center after the Park...
November 30, 2017 - 2:45pm
November 8, 2017
Commentary: If only we could return to the old days of mass-shooting deaths
Maybe those of us who don't believe thoughts and prayers can stop bullets are aiming too high, pardon the pun, in our apparent fantasy that one...
November 8, 2017 - 11:02pm
November 7, 2017
Senators launch bipartisan push to enforce existing background checks law
WASHINGTON - Republican and Democratic lawmakers who remain bitterly opposed about expanding gun-control measures are banding together to demand...
November 7, 2017 - 5:05pm
October 8, 2017
No obvious answers to mass shootings
GRAND FORKS — Questions linger in the aftermath of the Las Vegas shootings, many of which may take months for law enforcement to investigate...
October 8, 2017 - 9:57am
October 5, 2017
Here's how much money Minn. candidates have received from gun control lobbyists
Pictured below is a representation of how much money Minnesota's political candidates received from gun control lobbyists during the 2016 election...
October 5, 2017 - 1:55pm
October 4, 2017
Guest Opinion: Our un-American aversion to gun control
On awful, gut-churning days such as Monday, I find it important to remind myself that mass shootings happen almost nowhere else but the United States. As we become normalized to the regular pace of massive, execution-style killings—Sandy Hook, Charleston, Orlando, Florida, and...
October 4, 2017 - 10:30am
Reader Opinion: Gun control
Here we have yet another case of a mass shooting with an automatic weapon. And immediately the government is saying this is not the time for discussing gun control. When is the time? Why do the rights of a madman with a grudge to shoot over 500 people take preference over the rights...
October 4, 2017 - 9:30am
August 8, 2017
Reader Opinion: Outstate versus metro
I must take exception to the July 26 letter that labels Minneapolis a "socialist run hell-hole of political correctness," bracketed with other denigrations occasioned by the police shooting of an Australian woman. First, the letter opposes political correctness, which a dictionary...
August 8, 2017 - 6:30am
June 20, 2017
Reader Opinion: Guess it's working
Seven dead, 50 wounded in Chicago, a city with some of the toughest gun laws in the country, over Father's Day weekend. Every time there is a shooting liberals call for more restricting gun control laws. The liberals never talk about Chicago or Washington, D.C. Guns don't kill people—people...
June 20, 2017 - 8:33am
August 30, 2016
Reader Opinion: Gun control
Perhaps the bigger problem we have in the U.S. are those that blindly follow either party platform, especially liberal gun control. I don't trust any politician, you shouldn't either.
August 30, 2016 - 9:08pm
July 19, 2016
Reader Opinion: Vacation
Congress will be on vacation for seven weeks, beginning Friday, July 15th; however, the House Republicans left on Thursday. Democrats spent the entire day on Friday with one-minute speeches focused on support for stricter gun laws. The next opportunity to vote on "expanding background...
July 19, 2016 - 11:22pm
July 7, 2016
Reader Opinion: Freedom days, darker nights
In Congress, July 4, 1776, a nation was born, and so began a new day for the prospects of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness in a wave of optimism that changed the world. In Congress, June 23, 2016, the House of Representatives shut up, shut down, and went on vacation, in...
July 7, 2016 - 9:21pm
Reader Opinion: Constitutional rights
The Republicans are constantly trying to place various restrictions on the constitutional right of a woman to have an abortion, yet vigorously oppose any regulation or restriction of what they claim is a constitutional right of a woman to have a gun. The glaring hypocrisy is so obvious,...
July 7, 2016 - 9:31am
July 5, 2016
Republicans push back on Democratic gun-control efforts
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. congressional Republican leaders on Tuesday resisted Democratic demands for a vote on gun-control measures and warned...
July 5, 2016 - 2:40pm
Reader Opinion: Not buying it
For my friend in Brainerd who was kind enough to try and impart a teaching moment to this uneducated Hackensack woman, I don't buy it. I agree with your point that a gun is an inanimate object that by itself cannot kill people. But when it gets in the hands of a madman, it certainly...
July 5, 2016 - 8:40am