Right now the legislature in MN is in session and they are of course considering some new gun laws.
LOTS more pro-gun than anti-gun folk showed up for a panel of legislators considering some laws and I am sure it heartens the pro-gun legislators to know they have some support. I know it cheers me up to see 'our' side to visibly have more support than the anti-gun side.
They talked about jobs in the firearms industry in Minnesota:
They demonstrated how a wood stock Ruger 10/22 could become an evil black rifle and was same rifle whether it had a wooden stock or pistol grip stock.
And there was a particularly heart wrenching story from a man whose son had been shot by a drunken neighbor but said none of the laws being proposed would have prevented what happened.