Minnesota: Hearings for background checks and “red flag” bills tomorrow, Feb 27

Tipping point for the NRA

A “Universal Background Check” bill and a “Red Flag” bill will be heard on Wednesday by the Minnesota House Public Safety Committee. The NRA asked members to attend and oppose these bills. This is an excellent opportunity for our subscribers to effectively support gun regulations.

The Bills

👍House File 8 would require background checks on all private sales of guns, including gun shows.
—Tracking Progress: Bold indicates passed—
In the House —>In Committee—>On House Floor—>Passed Chamber
In the Senate —>In Committee—>On Senate Floor—>Passed Chamber
After Passage—>On Governor’s Desk—>Governor Signed—>Becomes Law

👍House File 9 would create a “red flag” or “Extreme Risk Protection Order” bill that would allow family and authorities to request the removal of guns from a dangerous person.
—Tracking Progress: Bold indicates passed—
In the House —>In Committee—>On House Floor—>Passed Chamber
In the Senate —>In Committee—>On Senate Floor—>Passed Chamber
After Passage—>On Governor’s Desk—>Governor Signed—>Becomes Law

Action

Please make a “quick call” to the office of your Minnesota State Representative. Ask for support of HF 8 and HF 9. Also, if possible, please attend the hearing at 7:00 PM Wednesday in Capital Room 120.


  • Enter your zip code at The League of Women Voters to find your representatives and senators.
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