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SECOND AMENDMENT

The justices are expected to rule by the end of this month in a challenge by two firearms owners and the New York affiliate of the National Rifle Association to that state's restrictions on carrying concealed handguns in public.
The discussion involved a mixture of national politics and personal convictions that played out in every back-and-forth interaction.
The Crow Wing County Board is requesting public comment regarding declaring Crow Wing County a Second Amendment Dedicated County.
Residents will have 30 days to share their views with Crow Wing County in 200 words or less.

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Board Chairman Paul Koering cited a desire for the public to weigh in before returning the matter to a future meeting agenda.
Chairman Paul Koering’s planned motion comes after County Administrator Tim Houle read letters from six residents who support passage of the resolution during the open forum portion of an emergency board meeting April 3.
Chairman Paul Koering set a public hearing for 6 p.m. March 19 and said he would forward the resolution at the county board's March 24 meeting.
If Crow Wing County opts to adopt a resolution establishing itself as a Second Amendment sanctuary, it would join a growing list including Roseau, Wadena, Marshall and Clearwater counties, which became sanctuaries earlier this month.
As a high school senior growing up in a conservative, mostly white Chicago suburb, I listened thoughtfully one day to my sociology teacher saying, “You can’t legislate morality.”
In a recent op-ed in the Brainerd Dispatch, Minnesota state representative Josh Heintzeman asserted that "Minnesota can be a national leader on CWD."...

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