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People on both sides of the gun debate crowd a Minnesota House committee room Thursday night, March 21, 2013, as representatives debate a bill that would require buyers at gun shows to undergo background checks. (Forum News Service photo by Don Davis

Committee sends gun bill to full Minnesota House

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ST. PAUL -- The Minnesota House will debate guns.

The House public safety committee passed a watered-down gun regulation bill on a 10-8 vote Thursday night, with the House the next stop for the controversial issue.


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.