Expert: ‘Minnesotans Don’t Support Abortion on Demand’

Moses Bratrud of the Minnesota Family Council (MFC) joined Alpha News to discuss how the legislative session unfolded from a socially-conservative perspective.

The MFC aims to “mobilize Christians to transform Minnesota’s culture so that it cherishes life, affirms religious liberty, and preserves marriage and the family,” according to its website. As part of this activism, the MFC keeps a close eye on key bills proposed in the Minnesota Legislature.

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Poll: Minnesotans Divided on Roe v. Wade

A new poll shows that Minnesotans are practically split down the middle on the question of keeping Roe v. Wade.

According to results of a KSTP/SurveyUSA poll, 51% of Minnesotans said the Supreme Court should not overturn Roe. 29% expressed support for its overturn, while the remaining 20% said they weren’t sure.

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Attorney General Ellison Sues Solar Companies for Allegedly Lying to Minnesotans About Benefits

Attorney General Keith Ellison is suing several solar panel companies for lying about the benefits of solar panels in their sales to Minnesotans.

Ellison’s office last week sued four solar panel companies based in Utah for selling expensive solar panels to Minnesota citizens through “deceptive and fraudulent practices,” according to a press release from Ellison’s office.

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Record Number of Minnesota Gun Permits Issued in 2021

More Minnesotans received their permits to carry in 2021 than any other year since the state’s Personal Protection Act was enacted in 2003.

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension released data Tuesday showing that Minnesotans applied for 110,078 permits. Sheriffs issued a total of 106,488 firearm permits in 2021. That’s up 10% compared to 2020 when 96,554 permits were issued, which was until now the all-time record.

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Young Minnesotans Sue for Right to Carry Firearms

Three Minnesotans are suing for the right for adults aged 18 to 20 to be able to carry firearms in the state, according to court documents.

Axel Anderson, 18, Austin Dye, 19, and Kristin Worth, 18, argue that state laws prohibiting them from carrying firearms infringe on their rights, according to a lawsuit. Minnesotans without felonies are permitted to own firearms at 18-years-old, though they can’t carry them until they reach 21.

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2020 Marks New Record for Number of Minnesotans Carrying Guns

As crime skyrocketed and police response times increased in the Twin Cities, a record number of Minnesotans took protection into their own hands.

2020 clocked in a 53% year-on-year increase in the number of permits to carry issued in Minnesota, according to newly released data from the Department of Public Safety (DPS). Almost 100,000 new permits were authorized.

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Minnesotans Under the Age of 40 More Likely to be Murdered Than Die from COVID

Minnesotans under the age of 40 are two times more likely to be murdered than die from COVID-19, Center of the American Experiment economist John Phelan said in a recent article.

According to the Minnesota Department of Health, 42 Minnesotans under the age of 40 have died from COVID-19. According to the Center of the American Experiment, at least 88 Minnesotans under the age of 40 have died in a homicide since March 21 — the date of Minnesota’s first reported COVID-19 case.

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