You did it!
Your calls, emails, and attendance at the hearings told our legislators that we won’t stand for any more infringements — and they listened. Today, Minnesota House Speaker Paul Thissen announced that the House would not be hearing any gun control bills this session.
No “assault weapon” bans.
No magazine bans.
No universal registration.
As we told the Pioneer Press last night:
Andrew Rothman, vice president of the Minnesota Gun Owners Civil Rights
Alliance, said critics like to point to the National Rifle Association
as the “500-pound-gorilla” because the organization can send in professional lobbyists.
But it’s local grass-roots groups like his — where the power is people, not money — that make an impact, he said.
“Day to day, week to week, year to year, it’s the locals making those one-to-one contacts with legislators and our volunteer lobbyists who spend time at the…