2021 Legislative Session
In the 2020 elections, the Protect Minnesota Political Action Fund awarded our Orange Star Award to 79 candidates for the state legislature—71% of whom won their races! As a result, gun violence prevention legislation, like the Criminal Background Checks and Extreme Risk Protection Orders, received more legislative attention than ever before. However, 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: