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Minnesota - House Passes Right to Carry Bill, Moves To Senate

Friday, April 25, 2003

By a wide bi-partisan vote, the House of Representatives passed NRA-backed Right to Carry legislation on Wednesday! The 88-46 vote came after 6 hours of debate on the measure in which the NRA defeated every eviscerating amendment offered by the anti-gun legislators. The bill, SF 842, guarantees law-abiding gun owners the right to apply for and receive a concealed-carry permit from their county Sheriff. Now, SF 842 moves to the Senate where action could be taken any day. Please call your Senator today at 651-296-0504 or 888-234-1112 and ask them to vote "YES" for final passage of SF 842 without amendment. For further contact information, use our "Write Your Representatives" tool.

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Established in 1975, the Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) is the "lobbying" arm of the National Rifle Association of America. ILA is responsible for preserving the right of all law-abiding individuals in the legislative, political, and legal arenas, to purchase, possess and use firearms for legitimate purposes as guaranteed by the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.