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June 22, 2017
Some gun owners were disturbed by the Castile verdict, but the NRA has been silent
Amid the national fury over the death of Philando Castile at a traffic stop in July - a shooting made more horrific by his girlfriend's Facebook...
June 22, 2017 - 10:30am
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
June 16, 2017
Reader Opinion: Be for humanity
Sad days, more shootings, more deaths. Violence solves nothing. It does not matter who is perpetrating the violence, there are minds that are very ill, there are minds full of hate. We need to be mindful about what we are feeding into, our culture is what we choose it to be, our history...
June 16, 2017 - 11:29pm
June 10, 2017
Reader Opinion: London terrorism at home
A terrorist attack just occurred in London, killing seven. It's good to keep things in perspective, and it's even more important to always ask "why" and to listen silently to the answer so those who are asked are comfortable enough to answer honestly. We have yet to truly ask why...
June 10, 2017 - 7:30am
May 23, 2017
Bipartisan work gives greater Minnesota legislative success
ST. PAUL—The 2017 Legislature may do pretty well by greater Minnesota. "We got there because it was a bipartisan effort. both parties...
May 23, 2017 - 5:09pm
May 16, 2017
Minnesota budget still undone, but leaders report progress as deadline nears
ST. PAUL — A rookie Minnesota senator may have said it best in social media. "With less than a week left of legislative session, here's...
May 16, 2017 - 7:03pm
March 8, 2017
Contentious Minnesota gun law would allow permitless carry
ST. PAUL — Minnesotans could bypass the permit process to carry a gun if a House bill became law. Another bill would eliminate the legal...
March 8, 2017 - 5:11pm
February 27, 2017
After murder-suicide, Minn. man faces child neglect, obstruction charges
LITCHFIELD, Minn. — A Grove City man is facing five charges, including child neglect and obstruction, for behavior before and after the murder-suicide...
February 27, 2017 - 3:44pm
February 26, 2017
20th annual Deerwood Civic Gun Show set for Saturday and Sunday
DEERWOOD—The 20th annual Deerwood Gun Show is planned for 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Deerwood Auditorium. Buy, sell or trade items will be on display on more than 40 tables. All federal and local gun laws must be observed. New this year, special...
February 26, 2017 - 11:21pm
February 14, 2017
Protect Minnesota group takes aim at 'lifetime permit' gun bill
ST. PAUL—Opponents of a proposal to allow carrying handguns for life say the legislation would allow people to carry guns after it is safe....
February 14, 2017 - 6:42pm
January 31, 2017
Reader Opinion: Stop the nonsense
The American Legislative Exchange Council is an organization which hands pliable representatives bills to pass into law in order to advance corporate interests. All of these ALEC "Stand Your Ground" bills only increase murder rates and are hugely beneficial to drug dealers and career...
January 31, 2017 - 8:16pm
January 29, 2017
Gun rights bills enter Minnesota's House, but 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...
January 29, 2017 - 4:28pm
January 27, 2017
Local legislators introduce 'Stand Your Ground' bill
Republicans in the Minnesota Legislature recently introduced a "Stand Your Ground" bill that would make it easier for gun owners to legally kill...
January 27, 2017 - 10:26pm
January 26, 2017
Nolan introduces prison employee gun bill
WASHINGTON—U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan on Tuesday joined Republican Congressman David McKinley of West Virginia to introduce legislation allowing employees of federal prisons to carry firearms while commuting to and from work. The bill, H.R. 613, requires that a secure storage area...
January 26, 2017 - 10:15pm
January 11, 2017
OPINION COLUMN: Guns in America and shooting back
I'm an advocate of the right to bear arms. I own several nice pistols and a shotgun. I wouldn't mind adding a couple of more to my collection. I have never shot anybody or aimed a gun at a person. I hope and pray I never feel in such danger that I might feel the urgency to do so....
January 11, 2017 - 2:35pm