Felons wouldn't be able to get their gun rights back and actors wouldn't be able to smoke on stage if two bills state Sen. Barb Goodwin introduced Thursday become law.
The bill prohibiting felons from petitioning for restored firearms rights is the first legislation regarding guns in the new session of the Minnesota Legislature that started Jan. 8, 2013.
Both the smoking and gun bills are issues Goodwin has pushed in previously at the Minnesota Senate:
- VIDEO: Goodwin Wants Gun Bill Reconsidered After NY Times Story (Feb. 9, 2012)
- Fridley Resident's Allergies Prompt MN Bill to Ban Onstage Smoking (Jan. 27, 2012)