GOP lawmakers offer gun bills

Published 7:32 am Thursday, May 3, 2018

ST. PAUL — Two Republican lawmakers from Minneapolis suburbs are proposing bills aimed at gun possession and ownership.

One would give private sellers an incentive to verify a buyer has a legal right to own a gun before making a sale.

The other involves several changes to the process by which guns can be taken from people after a court order, including requirements for sheriff’s offices to follow up with the court.

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