Senators Latz, Isaacson Announce May 9 Twitter Town Hall on Gun Safety

St. Paul, Minn. – Senate Republicans held zero public hearings about gun safety this year, but two DFL senators are giving Minnesotans an opportunity to ask questions, make comments, and share their stories by hosting a Twitter Town Hall on Wednesday, May 9 at 1 p.m. To participate in the conversation, Minnesotans can use the #mnleg hashtag and tag @SenateDFL in their posts.

What:
Twitter town hall on gun safety

When:
Wednesday, May 9 at 1 p.m.

Who:
Senator Ron Latz, Ranking Member of the Judiciary and Public Safety Finance and Policy Committee
Senator Jason Isaacson

Where:
Follow the conversation on Twitter using the #mnleg hashtag. Tag @SenateDFL with your comments, questions and stories.

Senator Ron Latz to Offer Extreme Risk Protection Order and Background Check Amendments

ST. PAUL, Minn. –Senator Ron Latz, DFL-St. Louis Park, will hold a press conference to discuss two gun violence prevention amendments that will be offered during the Senate’s Floor Session on Thursday. The first bill would allow law enforcement to seek an Extreme Risk Protection Order, a court order temporarily restricting a person’s access to guns when they show red flags and pose a danger to self or others. The second bill would extend criminal background checks to most private sales, gun show markets, and online transactions with a permit to purchase system.

 

WHO: Senator Ron Latz

WHEN: Wednesday, April 25, 1:30 PM

WHERE: Capitol Conference Room, B971