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April 4, 2019
Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, on the Senate floor Jan. 8, 2019, at the recovening of the state legislature. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
Politics of gun control ‘debate’ get prickly at Minnesota Capitol
April 4, 2019 - 7:16pm
March 27, 2019
Minnesota Senate Majority Leader Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa, on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, said he would hold hearings for two gun control bills if the House of Representatives could pass them off the floor this year. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Red-flag, universal background check gun bills could get Senate hearing, key leader says
March 27, 2019 - 4:44pm
Increased gas tax could place strain on rural Minnesotans, Republican legislators say
March 27, 2019 - 4:21pm
March 15, 2019
Gun control supporters rallied at the Capitol on Wednesday, March 13, to urge Minnesota Senate leaders to hold hearings on a pair of bills that would restrict the purchase and possession of firearms.  Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
MN Capitol Notebook: Recreational pot bill goes down, gun control and abortion measures force impasse
March 15, 2019 - 12:28pm
March 13, 2019
Supporters of a pair of gun control bills gathered at the Capitol Wednesday, March 13, to urge Minnesota senators to hold a hearing for the proposals. Dana Ferguson / Forum News Service
Gun control supporters rally to pressure Senate to take up background check, 'red flag' bills
March 13, 2019 - 2:01pm
March 6, 2019
Supporters and opponents of a pair of gun control bills demonstrated in St. Paul Wednesday, March 6, 2019, ahead of a House hearing. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
'Red flag' bill moves forward at Minnesota Capitol
March 6, 2019 - 3:31pm
February 28, 2019
Gun control supporters and opponents packed a hallway at the Minnesota Capitol ahead of a hearing Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, on a pair of firearm bills. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota gun bills advance, with Senate planning barrier
February 28, 2019 - 3:25pm
Gun control supporters and opponents packed a hallway at the Minnesota Capitol ahead of a hearing Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, on a pair of firearm bills. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Minnesota panel passes universal background check requirement for gun sales
February 28, 2019 - 12:06pm
February 26, 2019
Lawmakers returned to the Minnesota State Capitol Jan. 8, 2019, for the reconvening of the Legislature. Michael Brun / Forum News Service
Tensions high as Minnesota lawmakers prepare to debate gun control bills at the Capitol
February 26, 2019 - 4:21pm
February 25, 2019
N.D. gun buyback bill criticized by gun-control advocates as 'dumbest piece of legislation'
February 25, 2019 - 8:15pm
Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus Political Director Rob Doar spoke out against gun control proposals Thursday, Jan. 25, 2019, at the State Capitol. Dana Ferguson / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Abortion, gun control proposals split Minnesota lawmakers in session's 3rd week
January 25, 2019 - 5:01pm
January 19, 2019
What does 'expanded background checks' mean? Here’s a primer 
January 19, 2019 - 2:41pm
Sen. Tom Bakk
Minn. gun-control plan faces opposition from within
January 19, 2019 - 2:30pm
January 18, 2019

The electrolier illuminated the dome of the Minnesota State Capitol building on the first day of the 2019 legislative session, Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019. Michael Longaecker / FORUM NEWS SERVICE
Walz urges gun control vote, marijuana groups clash at Capitol in 2nd week of session
January 18, 2019 - 11:20am
January 7, 2019
Gary Meader / Forum News Service
Medical organizations call for more gun controls, but not all physicians agree
January 7, 2019 - 9:48pm