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Minnesota has some strong gun laws, including laws keeping guns away from domestic abusers

497 In an average year, 497 people die by guns in Minnesota. More at EveryStat.
#17 in the country for Gun Law Strength. See why.

To become a safer state, Minnesota should should continue to invest in alternative dispatch programs and enact a law requiring background checks on all gun sales and an Extreme Risk law.

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Next Step Hospital-based Violence Intervention Program Awarded $100,000 Grant from the Everytown Community Safety Fund to Sustain Critical Gun Violence Prevention Work in Minneapolis

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LGBTQ+ Stories

Minneapolis Council President Andrea Jenkins: I see you, I feel you, and I am here for you

In 2017, I was elected to the Minneapolis City Council, becoming the first Black openly trans woman to hold office in the United States. I was inspired to run for public office to create greater equity for marginalized communities in the City of Minneapolis. This has been an enormously challenging… Continue