Last night, a bill calling for backgrounds checks on all firearm purchases in Minnesota died in a House committee, meaning any gun control legislation approved this legislative session will be watered down at best.SEE ALSO: MNGOP Rep. Tony Cornish says Jesus would pack heat if he were alive today
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-- Original post published February 5 at 11:22 a.m. -- Pike Bay Police Chief Zem Hemsworth has either outright deleted his Facebook profile or put it on total lockdown after drawing criticism for an over-the-top insult he directed toward a pro-choice woman.SEE ALSO: Bob Koss, MNGOP Senate staffer, c ... More >>
This morning the legislature kicked off three days of gun control hearings, starring Rep. Tony Cornish, R-Good Thunder.SEE ALSO: Minnesota lawmakers propose gun control legislation [VIDEO]
Cornish has emerged as the legislature's staunchest gun rights advocate -- a title he wore proudly, literally, ... More >>
President Obama traveled to North Minneapolis this afternoon to deliver a speech in support of his new gun control proposals. His remarks didn't contain anything anything distinct from what he laid out on January 16, but he did offer up some praise for what the city of Minneapolis has gone to r ... More >>
When Andy Parrish says he has "no intention of abiding" by President Obama's new proposed gun control measure, it's one thing. But a county sheriff? That's another.SEE ALSO: MN secession petition: Glenn Beck to be first president of 'Dumbf*ckistan,' Faux Nooz reports
Yesterday, Pine County Sheriff R ... More >>
For Jesse Ventura, gun control is the ability to "put two rounds into the same hole from 25 meters." In other words, he's a strong supporter of the Second Amendment who once characterized the federal assault weapons ban that expired in 2004 as "a stupid piece of legislation."SEE ALSO: Jesse Ventura ... More >>
Ronnie McMillian, a 27-year-old New Jersey resident, is in federal custody for allegedly calling prominent national Republicans, chastising their positions on GLBT rights, and threatening them.SEE ALSO: Michele Bachmann waves bag of gay-unfriendly Chick-fil-A [VIDEO]One of his targets was Michele Ba ... More >>
For the second time in a week, a local Republican offered up a head-scratcher of a response when asked about gun control by debate moderator Gary Eichten.SEE ALSO:-- WCCO scrubs attack ad against Chip Cravaack [VIDEO]-- Chip Cravaack: Taxpayers are paying more than $1,000 a month for his 2011 Chevy ... More >>
In 2010, Andrew Engeldinger's parents voluntarily enrolled in a 12-week class for families of the mentally ill. During the nearly two years before their son fatally shot five people after being fired from his job at Accent Signage, Engeldinger's parents repeatedly reached out to him in hopes he'd se ... More >>
Wisconsin is preparing to star in a big-budget Western. This morning, Wisconsin began taking applications for the state's brand new concealed carry gun law. By this afternoon, every single person in Wisconsin will be armed to the teeth. Shoulder holster, one at the hip, little one down by the ank ... More >>
Phil Cleary is a young conservative activist, who decided he wanted to push literature for an anti-immigration group called "Youth for Western Civilization." Blair Moses is a young radical who decided he wanted to wear a shirt bearing the face of Huey P. Newton, founder of the Black Panthers.This ... More >>
Tom Hackbarth exercises his Second Amendment rights.Rep. Tom Hackbarth likes his guns, especially when they're strapped to his hip outside a Planned Parenthood office while he hunts for a girlfriend he met online.
So it only makes sense, really, that he'd want to ensure that his right to keep an ... More >>
Too much coffee, man.What a year.
Jonathon "The Impaler" Sharkey wanted to be our governor. We got a brand spankin' new Twins ballpark. Michele Bachmann took the tingle out of Chris Matthews. And the Metrodome roof collapsed in the Blizzard of 2010.
All of that and more was caught on vide ... More >>
Photo: Willie LunchmeatOn the menu in WisconsinFive pistol-packin' strangers recently scared the dickens out of a 62-year-old woman at a Madison Culver's, and she called the cops.
But now the cops are the ones who are in trouble.
They'd walked into a piece of Second Amendment street theat ... More >>
Image via WikipediaIs Al Franken under attack?Writing a headline over a story about what might be a hole shot in the window of Al Franken's downtown Minneapolis condo is tricky business. After all, we've had more than 30 homicides in Minneapolis this year, and a lot more shootings to boot. If ... More >>