Yesterday, the Minnesota House was hard at work. Important comprehensive firearms reform legislation, House File 1467, passed in the House by a 79 to 50 vote, but its companion bill, Senate File 1357, still needs to be voted on by the full Senate. SF 1357 has already passed in the Senate Finance Committee by a 8 to 6 vote and is currently on the Senate Floor Calendar awaiting a vote.Minnesota‚s 2011 legislative session is nearly over and this bill must pass before Monday, May 23 in order to have a chance of becoming law this year. The anti-gun forces are using every means possible to keep HF 1467 and SF 1357 from passing and becoming law, so it is imperative that you call and e-mail your state Senator urging him or her to support SF 1357 when it comes to the Senate floor for a vote. Contact information for your state Senator can be found here.

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