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New "Guns Everywhere" Proposal is Misguided

Mon, 07/27/2015 - 11:32
*For immediate release* July 27, 2015 Contact: Heather Martens, Executive Director, Protect Minnesota: Working to End Gun Violence, (612) 205-7142 ST. PAUL – A proposal announced to today to force the military to allow all personnel to carry guns is misguided, said Heather M

TONIGHT: Congressman Ellison to Join Our Annual Benefit

Mon, 06/29/2015 - 09:46
Dear [[First_Name]], I'm excited to pass along that we are expecting U.S. Representative Keith Ellison to join us tonight for our annual signature event at the Capri Theater in North Minneapolis. He will be with us early in the evening. Keith has always been a strong supporter of our movement to

Action Alert: Vigil Tonight Honoring Gun Violence Victims

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 11:00
Dear [[First_Name]], We've all been following the tragic events in Charleston, South Carolina this week. Together we are expressing our anger, frustration and support for the victims and survivors. Here in Minnesota yesterday afternoon a young mother and her 15-month-old child were shot and

Protect Minnesota Statement on Charleston Shooting

Fri, 06/19/2015 - 10:33
*FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE * CONTACT: Joan Peterson, Board Chair, Protect Minnesota, [ ], (218) 428-6570 * * *Protect Minnesota Statement on Charleston, South Carolina Shooting *** * * *Saint Paul-(June 19, 2015)* Protect Minn

2015 Legislative Session Report

Thu, 06/04/2015 - 20:05
Dear [[First_Name]], As the Governor and legislative leaders continue to negotiate budget details before heading into a special session, I wanted to take a moment and give you a quick recap of what happened in the final days of the regular session related to our Protect Minnesota priorities.

Action Alert: Ask Governor Dayton to Veto Bill Legalizing Silencers

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 18:31
Dear [[First_Name]], Over the weekend a conference committee at the Capitol approved a final version of the omnibus Public Safety Finance and Policy Bill. Included in the bill is a provision legalizing the use of silencers in Minnesota. Protect Minnesota strongly opposes such a measure. Please

It's Good to Know Who Your Friends Are

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 12:22
Dear [[First_Name]], Last week the Minnesota House of Representatives passed an omnibus public safety finance and policy bill, remarkably without any measures to increase safety for the public related to gun violence. The bill, which includes over $2 billion in spending, passed on a vote of 115-

'You Deserve to Die'

Thu, 04/23/2015 - 10:47
Dear [[First_Name]], I received an email this morning from a "Mary" who was offended that I had started a petition opposing the lowering of standards for recognizing pistol permits from other states, and opposing the legalization of silencers. Here is what she said: "Go f*** yourself you blo

Major Gun Vote Thursday! Act Now!

Wed, 04/22/2015 - 14:32
Dear [[First_Name]], Having failed with shady tactics last week, the gun lobby now plans to introduce an amendment on the floor of the Minnesota Senate tomorrow, Thursday, April 23, to ram silencers down our throats AND weaken our pistol permit law at the same time! Please take two actions now: