2020 Legislative Session
In the 2018 midterm elections, the Protect Minnesota Political Action Fund awarded our Orange Star for Gun Reform to 60 candidates for statewide office and the state legislature—53 of whom won their races. As a result, our “Big 2” –the Criminal Background Check and Red Flag bills –passed in the Minnesota House of Representatives during the 2019 session. This was a huge win!
In 2020, Senate majority leadership has vowed that there will be no votes on these life saving bills, and the gun lobby has re-introduced two particularly dangerous bills from past sessions, “Stand Your Ground” and Permitless Carry.
We have attached Talking Points for all four bills here: