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May 24, 2019
Reader Opinion: Value all life
Abortion is a very painful discussion for all of us. Right now I believe, as in the past, it is being used as a political football, to divide and hurt each other with. Being a one-issue voter denies rights and funding we need to build our country up and the lives of our people who...
May 24, 2019 - 2:30am
May 14, 2019
Minnesota committee sinks pair of gun control bills
ST. PAUL -- A Minnesota committee on Tuesday, May 14, voted down a pair of gun control proposals, likely blocking their path forward this year....
May 14, 2019 - 4:05pm
April 30, 2019
Gun control measures come up for debate in Minnesota House, Senate GOP says they're 'dead'
ST. PAUL -- Leaders in the nation's only divided Legislature dug in hours before the Minnesota House of Representatives was set to debate two...
April 30, 2019 - 8:49am
April 18, 2019
Reader Opinion: Living the word
An April 7 Reader Opinion letter disputed my previous letter criticizing those politicians who are blindly opposed to prerequisite universal background checks for buyers of firearms, in Minnesota as well as nationwide. The purpose of multiple legislative bills, before both Minnesota...
April 18, 2019 - 5:30am
April 11, 2019
Gun control debate flares up in St. Paul during 2019 legislative session
For better or worse, the issue of gun regulation has reared its ugly head again. Since mid-February, the wedge issue reasserted itself in Minnesota...
April 11, 2019 - 5:00am
April 7, 2019
Reader Opinion: Uncommonsense and gun control
A March 27 Reader Opinion letter attacking Joshua Heintzman stated "Legal loopholes allowing disqualified individuals to be sold guns online, at gun shows or exchanged between private parties is not terribly different than ignoring and allowing CWD-infected wild deer to wander unmonitored..."...
April 7, 2019 - 2:30am
April 4, 2019
Politics of gun control ‘debate’ get prickly at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL — The salient question of how to balance public safety with the Second Amendment devolved Thursday, April 4, into games of political...
April 4, 2019 - 7:16pm
March 27, 2019
Red-flag, universal background check gun bills could get Senate hearing, key leader says
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka said he'd be willing to hold hearings for a pair of gun control bills this year if...
March 27, 2019 - 4:44pm
March 15, 2019
MN Capitol Notebook: Recreational pot bill goes down, gun control and abortion measures force impasse
ST. PAUL -- Hopes for legalizing recreational marijuana in Minnesota came to a halt in a state Senate panel. Chasms emerged as gun control and...
March 15, 2019 - 12:28pm
March 13, 2019
Gun control supporters rally to pressure Senate to take up background check, 'red flag' bills
ST. PAUL -- Hundreds of gun control supporters rallied at the Capitol on Wednesday, March 13, to put pressure on Minnesota senators to take up...
March 13, 2019 - 2:01pm
March 6, 2019
'Red flag' bill moves forward at Minnesota Capitol
ST. PAUL -- A pair of gun control bills is scheduled for another primetime hearing Wednesday night at the Capitol. The House Judiciary Finance...
March 6, 2019 - 3:31pm
February 28, 2019
Minnesota gun bills advance, with Senate planning barrier
ST. PAUL -- Two gun restriction measures likely will receive a full Minnesota House vote after years of some of the most heated legislative debate,...
February 28, 2019 - 3:25pm
Minnesota panel passes universal background check requirement for gun sales
ST. PAUL — Hundreds of gun control supporters and opponents packed into a Minnesota Capitol hearing room and overflow spaces Wednesday, Feb....
February 28, 2019 - 12:06pm
February 26, 2019
Tensions high as Minnesota lawmakers prepare to debate gun control bills at the Capitol
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota lawmakers are set to consider two gun control proposals Wednesday, Feb. 27, amid an atmosphere that grew increasingly tense...
February 26, 2019 - 4:21pm
February 11, 2019
Reader Opinion: Government of, by and for the people
Up north, we the people live in the "land of sky-blue waters". Although certainly in the middle of a "blue" state, we are nevertheless, in one way, deep in a "red" zone. Last autumn, just before midterm elections, the Chalberg Theater at Central Lakes College hosted a candidate forum,...
February 11, 2019 - 11:31am