Can gun-control advocates translate post-Parkland passion into results at Minnesota polls?

Can gun-control advocates translate post-Parkland passion into results at Minnesota polls?

Students speaking at the Town Hall For Our Lives in a Brooklyn Park high school auditorium on Saturday. Sydney Lewis used to be just another theater kid at Eden Prairie High School. That changed February 14, when 17 students were shot and killed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Now, Lewis is an activist, leading her fellow students on marches out of the classroom and meeting with her local congressman to talk about gun issues. Frustrated with lack of progress on the issue, the high school sophomore is also now a campaign organizer, working to vote out lawmakers this fall who don’t support changing the state and nation’s gun laws — a group that includes her congressman, Republican U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen. “Adults, we took to the streets, now it’s your turn to take to the polls,” Lewis told a group of more than 300 people […]

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