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.
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.
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.
Populism is popular--evidenced by a slew of political hopefuls at every level of government, both sides of the aisle, headlined by the likes of one-time presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and President Donald Trump.
On Dec. 16, 1995, a bullet blasted into the confines of a Duluth Police Department squad car and struck the head of Officer Pete Stauber. Two years later, during a hostage situation, he stared into the barrel of a pistol and the perpetrator pulle...