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Testimony in Support of New Public Safety Approach; HF25 Moves Forward in House

“If the people who had answered that [911] call could have identified that [my mother] was struggling with mental health, they could have connected her with services that prevented her suffering.”

  • 01/19/2023
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988 Suicide Prevention Number Increases Access to Support Centers

Suicide, or death by intentional self-harm, has been steadily rising in Minnesota for the past 20 years.

  • 09/27/2022
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In the News: October 2022

Post–School Shooting Guide, Tech Gaps

  • 09/27/2022
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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