(ConcernedPatriot.com) – On Tuesday, Democratic lawmakers in Minnesota imposed many of the same restrictions on firearms that are failing to prevent mass shootings in California.
According to FOX News, Democrats in the Minnesota Senate utilized their one-seat majority to advance a red flag measure and increased background checks.
Minnesota Senate passes sweeping gun control laws, including 'red flag law' https://t.co/lln7bYx788 #FoxNews
— Bo Snerdley (@BoSnerdley) May 17, 2023
Gov. Tim Walz (D) of Minnesota praised the passing of the gun control laws:
As a veteran, gun-owner, hunter, and dad, I know that basic gun safety isn’t a threat to the Second Amendment.
It’s about our first responsibility to our kids: Keeping them safe.
When the bill reaches my desk, I’m going to sign a red flag law and background checks into law.
— Governor Tim Walz (@GovTimWalz) May 16, 2023
🚨Radical Minnesota @GovTimWalz pledged to implement extensive gun control & dismantle the Second Amendment.
His proposals will embolden criminals and leave law-abiding Minnesotans defenseless. @Tim_Walz is the dream governor for gun control zealots and pro-criminal advocates. pic.twitter.com/fs9hEk044C
— NRA (@NRA) April 20, 2023
Since January 1, 2016, California has had a red flag statute, according to Gabby Giffords’ gun control organization. And in the early 1990s, the Golden State approved universal or enhanced background checks.
Despite these two measures being in place, California ranked first nationwide for “active shooter incidents” in 2021.
While Colorado has a red flag law, our country’s attention is occasionally riveted to news accounts of major shootings there. At the same time, Illinois also has one, despite the weekly gun violence in Chicago.
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