Statistics suggest that roughly 1 in 3 Minnesotans own a firearm and roughly 1 in 7 have a DUI on their record, so by that math, roughly 1 in 21 Minnesotans would have a DUI on their record and own a firearm. However, does a DUI exclude you from being able to legally obtain and […]
The right to bear arms is one of the most hotly debated protections guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution, but what’s not up for debate is the fact that the vast majority of gun owners are responsible and law-abiding citizens. That’s especially true in Minnesota, where a larger percentage of gun owners have weapons for hunting […]
According to findings by the Minnesota Public Radio News and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, African-Americans in Minnesota are 12 times more likely to be the victim of a homicide by firearm than Caucasians. The report also found that whites are much more likely to commit suicide with a gun than black […]
Despite a minor increase from last year, violent crime in Minneapolis in 2012 was at its second-lowest rate since 1983, according to the annual crime statistics report. The record low was set in 2011, and police credit an increased focus on youth education and a continued effort to remove handguns from the street as main […]
The city of St. Paul has taken a step towards cracking down on high-capacity magazines and military-style assault weapons in the wake of the school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut that claimed the lives of 26 children and adults.