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
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:
Mon, 03/02/2015 - 16:56
For Immediate Release Contact: Heather Martens, Executive Director (612) 205-7142 March 2, 2015 *PROTECT MINNESOTA STRONGLY OPPOSES CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT TO NULLIFY ALL GUN LAWS* Proposal would jeopardize public safety SAINT PAUL -- HF 1289, a proposed constitutional amendment introduce
Fri, 02/13/2015 - 12:55
Dear [[First_Name]], The gun extremists have pulled out all the stops. They've introduced a bill to *repeal all permitting and background check requirements to buy and carry firearms.* The gun extremists tried to repeal our life-saving Minnesota law before, and we stopped them -- but we couldn't
Tue, 02/03/2015 - 13:16
Dear [[First_Name]], The first dangerous bill has been introduced: H.F. 372, a bill to allow people to carry loaded guns at the Capitol without having to notify public safety officials. Apparently the safety of school groups and families touring the Capitol isn't a high priority for gun extremi
Thu, 01/22/2015 - 14:02
Dear [[First_Name]], http://org2.salsalabs.com/o/5610/c/237/p/salsa/event/common/public/?event_KEY=72783 Something President Obama said on Tuesday really stood out for me. He said: *""I want our actions to tell every child, in every neighborhood: Your life matters, and we are as committed to
Wed, 01/21/2015 - 16:13
"Problems viewing this email? View it on our website [ http://ceasefireusa.org/gvp-report/precious-lives ]. " CeasefireUSA: The GVP Report - January 20, 2015 In The News ►Precious Lives [ http://preciouslivesproject.org/ ]*Precious Lives* [ http://preciouslivesproject.org/ ] is a two-ye
Fri, 01/09/2015 - 14:19
Dear [[First_Name]], As France responds with horror to a mass shooting, there is strong feeling of solidarity and sympathy among crowds of ordinary people with signs that say, "I am Charlie Hebdo." In this spirit of solidarity and sympathy, we invite you to join us for Sunday's Remembrance of L
Mon, 02/24/2014 - 09:00
Smart guns similar to James Bond's pistol are marching closer to reality as manufacturers expect to continue testing prototypes throughout 2014 and a few politicians push for new technology to make firearms safer. Manufacturers design "smart" guns, also referred to as "personalized" or "owner-authorized" firearms, to prevent intentional and unintentional shootings by children and other unauthorized users. The idea of incorporating technology into guns took hold during... [MSNBC News (USA), via GunPolicy.org]
Mon, 02/24/2014 - 09:00
Ever since George Zimmerman gunned down Trayvon Martin in his Sanford, Fla., gated community, it's become an article of faith that the rash of lethal shootings in public places — from the Florida moviegoer who was killed after a texting and popcorn-throwing incident to Jordan Davis, shot in his car at a Jacksonville, Fla., gas station to last week's lethal shooting in an Arizona Walmart — is attributable to the "stand your ground" laws enacted over the past decade... [Slate (USA), via GunPolicy.org]