Badly flawed background check system fails to contain firearms sales

By Rick Schmitt

Background check system is plagued by a host of data problems, loopholes and disputes over just who should be barred.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Ronald Reagan":

"… ral background checks are rooted in the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan in March 1981 by John Hinckley Jr.; the system was authorized in 1993 in a …"

Fighting crime with computers in Minnesota

By G.W. Schulz

The state of Minnesota’s unique privacy laws predate even the federal Privacy Act of 1974. They’re designed to protect sensitive personal in

Excerpts from this story referencing "state legislator":

"… cessible and didn’t conform to Minnesota law had to be shut down after a state legislator and champion of privacy, Republican Mary Liz Holberg, learned how extraord …"