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Bill to make courthouses safer advances

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Today, U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.)'s Local Courthouse Safety Act - which he introduced in response to a December courthouse shooting in Grand Marais - was passed with strong bipartisan support by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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The bill now heads to the full Senate for debate. U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, (D-Minn.) is a cosponsor of the bill.

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