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Federal judge dismisses lawsuit asking to allow guns at state fair

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Violent crime in Minnesota rose by nearly 22% last year compared with 2020, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension has disclosed in its annual report. There were 201 murders in Minnesota last year, up nearly 9% vs. 2020. Nearly half of those killings (97) occurred in Minneapolis. Sen. Al Franken will be on national TV hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live on Tuesday night.
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Federal judge dismisses lawsuit asking to allow guns at state fair

A federal judge has dismissed a gun owners group’s lawsuit that sought to force the Minnesota State fair to allow weapons-permit holders to carry their pistols on the fairgrounds.The ruling by U.S. District Judge Judge John Tunheim in Minneapolis ends the latest efforts of the Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus, which questions whether the Fair’s ban on firearms violates Minnesota state statutes and the U.S. Constitution.Last year, a Ramsey County judg…

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Federal judge: State Fair within its rights to ban guns

For KARE-TV Dana Thiede reports, “A U.S. District Court judge says the operating body behind the Minnesota State Fair was within its rights to block guests from carrying guns on the fairgrounds. The decision shoots down a lawsuit filed by Reverend Tim Christopher, Sarah Hauptman and The Minnesota Gun Owners Caucus back in August of 2021, accusing the State Agricultural Society (The Society) of violating their rights by enacting an ordinance keep…

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