Journalists at MPR News have put together a list of their most memorable stories of 2012. Today’s Question: In your view, what was the most memorable story of 2012?
Archives for December 2012
A state lawmaker plans to introduce legislation that would allow teachers to carry guns in Minnesota schools. Rep. Tony Cornish says arming staff members would help prevent attacks like the Sandy Hook shootings in Connecticut. (The NRA on Friday proposed posting armed guards in schools.) Today’s Question: What do you think of allowing teachers to Read more →
After its initial silence following the Connecticut school shootings, the National Rifle Association has announced that it will hold a press conference on Friday and “offer meaningful contributions to help make sure this never happens again.” Today’s Question: What would you like to hear from the NRA?
Some users reacted angrily Tuesday to the news that the photo-sharing service Instagram was changing its terms of service to give it the right to use images commercially without compensating the photographers who took them; Instagram now says it is not claiming any ownership rights to users’ photos. Today’s Question: What do you think of Read more →
In an editorial posted within hours of Friday’s shootings, the Hartford Courant concluded: “… this much is certain, attested to by the Newtown school shooting: It is far too easy in America for a sick mind to find a gun and use it.” President Obama suggested over the weekend that he intends to address gun Read more →