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Gun control bills draw large crowd: Measures to tighten loopholes, protection orders deemed unlikely to pass in '16

 


ST. PAUL -- A state Senate hearing chamber’s ample seat capacity proved barely adequate Tuesday as lawmakers received a double earful of input on a pair of gun control bills introduced — but unlikely to pass — this year.

Police chiefs and gun control advocates called the bills common-sense safety measures that would save lives, while those opposed said they would do little but create added fees and were a step on a “slippery slope” toward draconian government oversight.

http://www.bemidjipioneer.com/news/region/4018678-gun-control-bills-draw-large-crowd-measures-tighten-loopholes-protection-orders

 

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