The Minnesota concealed carry handgun law is always sure to guarantee a lively discussion about guns and signs.
The courts have been wrestling with whether churches have to post signs specifically banning handguns in order to ban them. The state Appeals Court settled the issue — for now — earlier this year
Where churches and other businesses are concerned, its an important and weighty issue. In other areas, however, it can seem a silly regulation.
What is the value of this sign?
When this is the “premises”?
Photographed in Hastings today.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started the two most popular blogs in the history of MPR and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
NewsCut is a blog featuring observations about the news. It provides a forum for an online discussion and debate about events that might not typically make the front page. NewsCut posts are not news stories but reflections , observations, and debate.