SAINT PAUL, MINN. –-(Ammoland.com)- Today, the Minnesota Gun Owners Political Action Committee called for immediate action by Governor Dayton to allow Minnesota National Guard Members the means of self-defense while on duty.
“Following the attack on military facilities in Tennessee last week, it’s clear that our military servicemen and women are being targeted for attack here in the United States,” said Bryan Strawser, Executive Director, Minnesota Gun Owners Political Action Committee (MNGOPAC).
“It’s unconscionable that we do not allow them the means of self-defense while serving our state.”
Earlier today, several legislators held a press conference announcing legislation that they would bring forward in the 2016 legislative session to help address this issue.
“We support the proposed bill outlined this morning by House & Senate Republicans, ” stated Rob Doar, MNGOPAC Political Director. “We believe it is a good first step and applaud their leadership on this issue.”
“However, there is no need to wait until the 2016 legislative session. We call upon Governor Dayton to take immediate action to address …read more