Governor Mark Dayton enlisted the help of high school students in his continuing push for criminal background checks on gun sales. Henry Sibley senior Joe Weikert says 2018 is the first election millenials will make up the largest bloc of voters. Weikert says, “To legislators who hide behind the NRA and choose to do nothing, we have one message: We will vote you out.”
Senator Ron Latz calls gun bills just introduced at the legislature a “fig leaf” which will do nothing. G-O-P sponsors aren’t immediately reachable for comment.