Should bigger and more powerful fireworks be sold in Minnesota?

The Legislature is considering a bill to allow the sale in Minnesota of the same sorts of fireworks available to consumers in Wisconsin. Current law limits Minnesota sales to on-the-ground novelties like snakes, fountains and sparklers. The change would open the way to sales of bigger and potentially more dangerous fireworks like skyrockets. Today's Question: Should bigger and more powerful fireworks be sold in Minnesota?

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