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Women in Politics Series: Rep. Heather Keeler on Transparency, Gun Violence, Inclusion

If I can be honest in who I am, and the opportunity that I have in this seat, hopefully there is a little girl out there who can hear or see a message and realize that it is a possibility for them — that they are not too broken to do this work. We all deserve to be in this space and make these changes together.

  • 05/26/2022
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Survey Results: What Do You Fear?

Minnesota Women’s Press conducted a virtual statewide survey to ask Minnesotans about their current fears.

  • 12/28/2021
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News Bites: December 2021

Firearm purchases, Feminist retelling of stories, Trauma-informed response

  • 12/13/2021
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The Prevalence of Guns

There have been nearly 80 reported homicides in Minneapolis in 2021, as of October 25. The list below includes 17 gun violence cases in Hennepin County that have someone in custody or sentenced since then, going back to 2019.

  • 10/24/2021
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Violence Free Minnesota Releases Report on Relationship-based Homicide

According to data collected by the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS), between 2005 and 2019, there were 46,961 individuals who had experienced both homelessness in Minnesota and domestic violence.

  • 10/01/2021
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Patterns of Violence

In May, Bruce Pofahl, 62, shot and killed two people and injured a third near Green Bay at a restaurant

  • 09/20/2021
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The Crisis of Gun Violence

We surveyed Minnesota Women’s Press readers, about problems and solutions in public safety.

  • 09/07/2021
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VIEW: Gun Violence Is a Public Health Issue

Simply from August 7 to 10 this year, there were more than 15 shooting incidents reported in Minneapolis, and ten of them were fatal.

  • 08/20/2021
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“The Holly”: A Story of Gang Violence and Solutions (part 1)

“For many elders, watching Black neighborhoods go to war with one another was devastating. Some saw it as a grotesque outgrowth of generations of trauma, this time fueled by tribalism, PTSD, and self-hatred.”

  • 07/28/2021
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Portraits of beautiful lives CoverArtist: Bonnie Lee honors victims of domestic violence – after a third woman she knew was killed

After a third woman she knew was shot and killed in an act of domestic violence, artist Bonnie Lee felt

  • 03/01/2016
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Everyday Terrorism: The intersection of guns and domestic violence

Almost two-thirds of women murdered with guns are killed by intimate partners.

  • 02/01/2016