As crime plummets in the rest of Minnesota, violence creeps ahead in the Metro – most of it using mundane, stolen conventional handguns.
And suicides claim 80% of the gun deaths in Minnesota – mostly unfashionable older guys with depression and frequently terminal illnesses. And with suicide, magazine size is utterly irrelevant.
But Keith Ellison – former Congressman and current Attorney General with, one suspects, aspirations to the office of Governor of Minnesota, has filed an amicus brief in a state case seeking to limit magazine sizes.
Of course. limiting magazine sizes has no effect on violent crime – not even mass shootings. Especially not street crime or suicide.
But that’s how he’s wasting his time and your dollars.
You need to help fix that.
Go here and email his office; there’s an email form (please rewrite the boilerplate message to suit). You can also call – leave a polite but firm message.
We need to blow his inbox and switchboard to shreds with belt-fed reason and indignation.