By Tom Knighton
The city of St. Louis Park, MN thinks they have a plan. You see, following the urging of school kids, they want to make it less likely that their community will be torn apart by a mass shooting like Parkland or Santa Fe High School.
To that end, the community leaders have decided it’s time to make it far more difficult for guns to be sold legally in their city.
St. Louis Park officials are developing policies to restrict the sale of firearms in the city and regulate how police get rid of outdated weapons.
The move is the result of discussions held this year between city officials and St. Louis Park students who pleaded for stricter gun control following a spate of school shootings across the nation.
“These are absolutely reasonable restrictions,” Mayor Jake Spano said. “How many children’s lives and people’s lives are we going to have to accept losing before we decide that there are some minimal things that we can do?”
The City Council asked staff to develop the policies at a recent study session and is expected to review them this year, according to City Manager Tom Harmening. They include:
• Prohibiting the rental of city facilities for …Read the Rest
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