Thursday, January 31, 2013
Mike Freeman suggested some fixes to state law that would keep guns from people he thinks shouldn’t have them.
Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, Sen. Ron Latz (DFL-District 46) and Rep. John Lesch (DFL-District 66B) are pushing for five changes to state law that they say would keep guns from people who shouldn’t have them. At a press conference Thursday, Freeman spelled out the following recommendations included in the legislation that’s been introduced: Watch the three men speak about the proposal in the video above. Hearings on the proposal are scheduled for next week in the House and the end of February in the Senate.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
All in day's work for MN senator representing Fridley: She introduced legislation Thursday to put a stop to on-stage smoking and felon gun-rights.
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: