Star Tribune: Gabby Giffords’ Gun Background Check Group Buying TV Ads in MN Legislative Races

Every state is becoming a battleground for the gun grabbers.

Via Star Tribune:

A group founded by astronaut Mark Kelly and his wife Gabby Giffords — the former Arizona Congresswoman who was shot in an Arizona shopping plaza in 2011 — are rolling out a six-figure TV and digital ad campaign in Minnesota this week.

The campaign by Americans for Responsible Solutions in 13 competitive legislative districts will seek to elect candidates who would agree to extend background checks to private sales, gun shows and Internet purchases.

The digital campaign started last week, while TV in four legislative races will begin Wednesday, including in House District 44a, currently held by Rep. Sarah Anderson, R-Plymouth, who has previously voted against background checks. Her opponent is Ginny Klevorn, a supporter of background checks.

A separate effort by Everytown for Gun Safety and Moms Demand Action is also pouring money and volunteers into electing candidates who favor background checks for all sales.

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