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Red flag law among new legislation to take effect Jan. 1

Legislation authorizing extreme risk protection orders, commonly referred to as a "red flag law," will take effect beginning Jan. 1, 2024 in Minnesota. Under Minnesota's...

DFL legislators celebrate gun control laws in DC with Vice President...

Five DFL legislators who sponsored a pair of controversial gun control laws that Gov. Tim Walz signed into law last May made a trip...

Gun control activist returning to St. Paul to raise money for...

Gun control activist and former Democratic Congresswoman Gabby Giffords is set to make her third trip to St. Paul in 2023 -- this time to...

Cannabis legalization, universal background checks take effect today

Dozens of new laws take effect today in Minnesota, including the legalization of recreational cannabis use. Effective today, Minnesotans who are 21 or older can...

Walz chides gun rights ‘extremists,’ signs pair of gun control measures...

About an hour before Gov. Tim Walz signed a pair of intensely debated gun control measures into law on Friday morning, he took to social media and tweeted, “There’s...

Two swing district DFLers silent no more on support for pair...

UPDATE: The conference committee report for SF2909, including the two gun control provisions, passed the Senate late Friday in a 34-33 party-line vote.  Minnesota DFLers...

House and Senate Republicans shut out of key legislative conference committees

Republicans in the Minnesota House of Representatives are raising concerns about their members being left off key conference committees that are beginning to meet...

House passes red-flag, universal background check proposals 

The Minnesota House passed an omnibus judiciary and public safety bill Wednesday that contains two controversial gun-control measures. The Senate version of the omnibus bill,...

Ellison implores Republican legislators to support gun control bills

In an effort to whip up more support from legislators in his own party — and perhaps a vote or two from across the...

Minnesota’s ban on gun permits for young adults is unconstitutional, judge...

A federal judge ruled Friday that Minnesota’s policy of denying permits to carry to 18 to 20-year-olds is unconstitutional. The case began with a June...