Weapons hearings in St. Paul will focus on background checks, not “highly divisive” bans on assault weapons and magazines.
Updated: February 18, 2013, - 11:47 PM
Sheriffs deny permit applications, only to have them overturned.
Updated: February 18, 2013, - 01:10 PM
Proponents of restrictions cite violence, threat to safety.
Updated: February 09, 2013, - 08:49 PM
As the debate continued, a legislative committee heard a range of strong views from law enforcement officers and gun owners.
Updated: February 07, 2013, - 07:45 AM
The Accent Signage rampage and other cases provided grim testimony for a committee considering a series of gun bills. Advocates for both sides had their say.
Updated: February 05, 2013, - 11:11 PM
President Obama brought his battle against gun violence to Minneapolis, praising the city for its efforts to reduce youth gunplay to an audience that included survivors of Minnesota gun tragedies.
Updated: February 05, 2013, - 05:51 AM
The DFL-controlled Legislature will weigh a range of gun-control bills this session. The National Rifle Association says numbers are on its side.
Updated: February 04, 2013, - 12:00 PM
Legislators next week will debate bills to expand background checks and to ban some assault weapons and large-capacity clips.
Updated: February 01, 2013, - 12:22 AM
A small government unit aimed at helping schools avoid violence disappeared when federal funds ended, but would be given new life in Gov. Dayton's budget proposal.
Updated: January 26, 2013, - 06:02 PM