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1 Attendees of a gun control hearing wait with their tickets, which were required to enter because of the high public interest, at the state Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by DFL Sen. Ron Latz, heard testimony on several gun-related bills. 
2 Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman, right, details a bill sponsored by Sen. Ron Latz during a gun control hearing at the state Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. 
3 Law professors Joe Olson, right, and Howard Vogel, both from Hamline University, testified during a gun control hearing at the state Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. 
4 People watched the gun control hearing from an overflow room at the state Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. 
5 A large crowd watched the gun control hearing from an overflow room at the state Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. 
6 Sen. Bobby Joe Champion, DFL-Minneapolis, presented a bill he sponsored on gun possession and penalties during a gun control hearing at the state Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. 
7 The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by DFL Sen. Ron Latz, center, hears testimony during a gun control hearing at the state Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. 
8 A Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by DFL Sen. Ron Latz, heard testimony on several gun-related bills during a gun-control hearing at the state Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. 
9 Jon Frasz of Northfield, Minn. displayed his opinion while an overflow crowd waitet to enter the gun control hearing at the state Capitol in St. Paul, Minn. Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. The Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by DFL Sen. Ron Latz, heard testimony on several gun-related bills.