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Accidental shootings at gun shows in North Carolina, Indiana and Ohio left five people injured Saturday.
Sunday, January, 20, 2013 - Associated Press - News
Gun control backers have given up controversial proposals in an effort to pass some measures aimed at curbing gun violence in Minnesota.
Wednesday, March, 20, 2013 - Forum News Service - News
It was so crowded at the National Guard Armory in Cloquet on Saturday morning that at times it was nearly impossible to move.
Sunday, January, 27, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
A House committee is poised to take a vote on a gun-control bill tonight. A major objection to the bill has been the expansion of background checks to cover virtually every gun purchase, including those at gun shows.
Tuesday, March, 19, 2013 - Forum News Service - News
Senate Majority Leader Tom Bakk says a proposal to require background checks on all firearm purchases probably lacks support to become Minnesota law.
Friday, March, 01, 2013 - Associated Press - News
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Republican Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania planned to announce their pact today.
Wednesday, April, 10, 2013 - Associated Press - News
Despite a statewide poll released this week showing more than 70 percent of Minnesotans — including majorities of gun owners and Republicans — supporting universal background checks for all firearms purchases, many Northeastern Minnesota lawmakers still oppose the idea.
Wednesday, March, 06, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
Principal Dawn Hochsprung demonstrated bravery when she lunged at Adam Lanza, trying to prevent him from bringing harm to children and adults under her charge.
Sunday, December, 30, 2012 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
“Everything is connected.” This bumper sticker on my car is a belief I hold true.
Friday, January, 11, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - Opinion
Minnesota lawmakers are moving ahead with gun-related legislation. Hours of House committee hearings on those bills are scheduled Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, with senators planning similar meetings later in the month.
Saturday, February, 02, 2013 - Forum News Service - News
President Obama visits Minnesota to discuss his plans for getting gun violence under control.
Tuesday, February, 19, 2013 - Sibley Scribe - News
Rep. Michael Paymar, DFL-St. Paul, Thursday unveiled a bill wrapping together a series of gun initiatives he said he thinks can pass. Absent were controversial proposals to forbid ownership of so-called assault weapons and bullet magazines that hold large quantities.
Friday, March, 01, 2013 - Forum News Service - News
Proposals for curbing gun violence announced Wednesday by President Barack Obama:
Wednesday, January, 16, 2013 - Associated Press - News
Manufacturers of the popular AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, the type of weapon used last week in the Newtown, Conn., killings, girded for the worst Tuesday as gun control moved to the forefront of the legislative agenda in the nation’s capital and retailers pulled the weapon from store sales floors and websites.
Wednesday, December, 19, 2012 - McClatchy Newspapers - News
Our nation just experienced another mass shooting. This one, in a movie theater in Aurora, Colo., ranks as the worst by the number of people shot: 71, with 12 dying of their injuries. Some who survived will suffer lifelong debilitating conditions as a result of a bullet.
Sunday, July, 29, 2012 - for the News Tribune - Opinion
This summer, in less than 3 weeks, just 16 days, 22 Americans were shot to death in mass shootings and 65 were left injured.
Monday, August, 27, 2012 - For the Duluth Budgeteer News - Budgeteer
President Barack Obama vowed to send Congress new policy proposals for reducing gun violence by January.
Wednesday, December, 19, 2012 - Associated Press - News
WASHINGTON — Americans were angrier about last month’s horrific school shooting in Connecticut than they were about the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.
Thursday, January, 17, 2013 - Associated Press - None
With the William A. Irvin ore boat as a backdrop, two small but enthusiastic groups shared sharply different views about gun control on Saturday morning.
Sunday, February, 03, 2013 - Duluth News Tribune - News
UPDATE: Police and sheriff groups and some prominent political leaders want all gun sales subject to background checks, not just those made through federally licensed dealers.
Thursday, February, 21, 2013 - Associated Press - News