Minnesota Gubernatorial Candidate Calls For Assault Weapon Ban, Universal Background Checks
By Tom Knighton
Rep. Erin Murphy wants to be Minnesota’s next governor. To reach that goal, she thinks that curtailing the rights of law-abiding Americans is a winner.
In particular, Murphy wants to follow the typical anti-gun playbook.
Representative Erin Murphy says it’s time to study gun violence like a public health crisis.
On Thursday, she announced the steps she would take to curb gun violence if she’s elected Minnesota’s next governor.
It includes universal background checks on all gun sales. And banning the sale of military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. The DFL-endorsed candidate says Minnesotans support common sense solutions.
“And frankly they are frustrated that their powerful voices are being ignored by a kind of politics inside that Capitol building that is more interested in protecting their status quo interests. More interested in the appeasing and doing the bidding of the NRA for advancing solutions that will protect our kids in school and protest people by the violence of suicide by gun,” Murphy said.
Murphy’s not alone in wanting universal background checks and a so-called “assault weapon” ban by any stretch.
However, all of these are predicated on fear and emotion rather than any real understanding of the issues when it comes to violence and …Read the Rest
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