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Minnesotans want background checks during gun sales

Nearly 90 percent of those who took the 2018 House of Representatives’ State Fair Opinion Poll support requiring criminal background checks on all gun sales, including private transactions and sales m... read more

Universal background checks are focus of Minnesota gun debate

“A lot of folks just don’t want their firearms ... representing the Minnesota Police and Peace Officers Association, said national estimates show that 40 percent of all gun sales happen outside the fe... read more

What Do Gun Background Checks Actually Check?

So what do gun background checks actually check? Good Question. “So I come in and I want to buy a firearm from you. Where do we start exactly?” WCCO’s John Lauritsen asked. “First thing you are going ... read more

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Former gun-friendly Democrats are battling the NRA and winning, but they face a tougher test in November

During his 2010 congressional campaign, Democrat Tim Walz of Minnesota boasted about ... primary on an aggressive gun-control platform. He endorsed a ban on assault weapons, pushed universal backgroun... read more

Giffords Group Aims To Flip 10 Pro-Gun Congressional Districts With Statues Depicting 'Gun Violence'

The Giffords gun control ... loopholes in our background check system. • Denver, Colorado (CO-6) —Youth organizer Krista Choate will host a voter registration drive during the unveiling ... read more

Gun sellers seeing 'Trump slump' drag down sales

But it’s not booming for one of his core constituencies: the gun industry. After watching guns fly off the shelves during the Obama ... like 2012 and 2015, background checks last December — typically ... read more

In Minnesota Poll, statewide approval of tighter gun checks but doubts on solution to mass shootings

Minnesotans broadly support tighter background ... Shawn Dunn, a 48-year-old retired firefighter who lives in Chisago City, is opposed to background checks on private sales. “If I want to sell a gun t... read more

Wayne Co. Commissioner proposes 'Bullet Bill' to limit sale of bullets

DETROIT (WXYZ) - Wayne County Commissioner Reggie Davis, who represents the 6th district, is announcing a new proposed bill that would limit the sale of ammunition and increase checks for people ... " ... read more

Durbin: Gun lobby doesn't want electronic background checks

on Tuesday said the gun lobby does not want the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) to have an electronic background check system for guns. Durbin said during a Senate ... gun de... read more

Guns Kill People. And If We Had Universal Background Checks, They Wouldn’t Kill So Many.

If you're not a licensed dealer and want to sell a gun directly to somebody, then you don't need to run a background check. Some people call this the "gun show loophole," but it applies to all private ... read more

Clinton unveils plan for tighter gun control including executive action, expanded background checks

“I want to push hard ... in federal laws that allow for gun-sale transactions to be completed if the buyer’s background check is not finished within three days. Clinton will unveil more details about ... read more

Gun Control and Background Checks

The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence was founded in 1974 as the National Council to Control Handguns. It was later renamed after White House Press Secretary James Brady who was shot during ... s... read more

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