Constituents Demand Answers From Paulsen On Trump, Guns, Russia During Town Halls

Rep. Erik Paulsen (R), who represents Minnesota’s Third Congressional District, heard from angry constituents Wednesday during his first town hall event in at least seven years. The three events – hosted in Hamel, Brooklyn Park, and Chanhassen – made it clear that the Third Congressional District is frustrated with Paulsen. Audience members were polite but … Continue reading Constituents Demand Answers From Paulsen On Trump, Guns, Russia During Town Halls

Paulsen’s Movement On Guns Is Too Little, Too Late

Last week, in the wake of yet another school shooting, Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) finally moved to support stronger gun control measures. Paulsen expressed support for a ban on bump stocks, the trigger modification device that allows shooters to transform their semi-automatic weapons into fully automatic weapons. Last year, a shooter armed with a bump … Continue reading Paulsen’s Movement On Guns Is Too Little, Too Late

Erik Paulsen Is Part Of America’s Gun Problem

Armed with an AR-15 semi-automatic rifle, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz killed 17 people last week at Marjory Stoneman High School in Parkland, Florida. The assault was one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history, and has renewed calls for stricter gun control legislation, more thorough background checks, and renewed scrutiny for politicians like Rep. Erik … Continue reading Erik Paulsen Is Part Of America’s Gun Problem

Paulsen Votes To Allow Gun Owners To Take Weapons Across State Lines

Earlier this week, Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-Minn.) and his Republican colleagues in the House voted in favor of the Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, a bill that allows someone who obtains a concealed handgun permit in one state to travel with a concealed handgun to another state that allows concealed carry. All but 14 … Continue reading Paulsen Votes To Allow Gun Owners To Take Weapons Across State Lines

Erik Paulsen Is Making Our Nation Less Safe

We live in a dangerous country. Six of the 10 deadliest mass shootings in American history have happened in the past decade. Research from the Harvard School of Public Health has found that mass shootings are becoming more frequent. And nobody is safe from gun violence -- it was just last month that Rep. Steve … Continue reading Erik Paulsen Is Making Our Nation Less Safe