H/T Bearing Arms.
Hopefully Second Amendment Advocates and Minnesota gun owners will raise enough Hell that this stupidity will be stopped in its tracks.
The shooting at a health clinic in Buffalo, Minnesota a few weeks ago prompted anti-gun lawmakers in the state to demand new gun control laws, including a “red flag” firearms seizure measure. Now the state’s association of police chiefs is joining in, proclaiming that law enforcement should have the power to deny a gun license to those that they believe have a “substantial likelihood that the applicant is a danger to self or the public.”
Jeff Potts, Executive Director of the Minnesota Chiefs of Police Association, says departments’ hands are too often tied by the law that gives them little to no discretion when processing such permits.
Police must run a criminal background check and check a state database to see if an applicant…
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