Pro-gun bills pass House & head to Senate in Minnesota

Not all news is bad news. Minnesota is considering legislation that would protect gun rights. NRA-ILA reports that:

House File 830, authored by Representatives Eric Lucero (R-30B), Tony Cornish (R-23B) and David Dill (DFL-03A).  Should this measure pass, Minnesota would join more than 40 states that have conformed their statutes to federal law so that their residents can purchase rifles and shotguns in non-contiguous states, provided that the purchase or transfer complies with state and federal law.  Currently, Minnesota statute affirms that residents may purchase long guns in Minnesota and bordering states, but remains silent on whether or not residents might purchase long guns in non-contiguous states.  HF 830 and its Senate companion, Senate File 900 (authored by Senators Matt Schmit (DFL-21), Kent Eken (DFL-04), and Lyle Koenen (DFL-17)), would update this antiquated statute and affirm that Minnesotans have the freedom and ability to purchase long guns in states beyond their immediate borders.

To read more information about these bills and their impact in Minnesota visit NRA-ILA.