Minnesota county attorneys could soon be packing heat
ST. PAUL - County attorneys might soon be able to carry weapons while on duty if a bill unanimously passed by a Minnesota House committee Thursday makes it through the Legislature.
The bill would exempt county attorneys and assistant county attorneys from a state statute prohibiting local government employees from carrying firearms while on duty. Public defenders, court administrators and others already are allowed to do so.
Are you a newspaper subscriber but you don't have a Digital Access account yet? https://secure.forumcomm.com/?publisher_ID=40&event=subscriber/lookup.
You will need your subscription account number and phone number. Not sure if you have an account? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can help you.