A Republican lawmaker wants to tweak Missouri's gun laws to keep firearms out of the hands of certain felons following a St. Louis judge's ruling that jeopardizes the state's current ban on convicted felons possessing guns.
State lawmakers from Missouri and Kansas are pushing similar bills that would restrict firearms for people with domestic violence or stalking restraining orders or convictions, but a pair of Missouri state representatives called the legislation a publicity stunt with no chance of passage.
Judges on the Missouri Supreme Court appeared skeptical Tuesday as an attorney for a convicted drug dealer argued that a new state constitutional amendment should allow nonviolent felons to carry guns.
Amendments to Missouri’s Constitution intended to enhance the right to bear arms and expand search and seizure protections to cover electronic data earned voters’ approval Tuesday.
The case exposes an insular gun culture, addled by paranoia and determined to shut itself off from even the most anodyne expressions of common sense.
The Missouri Supreme Court says it’s too late to rule on alleged deficiencies in the ballot summary for a proposed amendment to the Missouri Constitution’s gun-rights provision.
The Kansas law is similar to one that Missouri lawmakers have sought to pass for two years.
New arguments are being raised against a proposed Missouri constitutional amendment that would enhance the right to bear arms.
A Missouri judge denied a request Wednesday to stop election officials from distributing absentee ballots for a proposed constitutional amendment dealing with gun rights.
A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that a man violated a federal law barring “straw purchases” when buying a firearm on behalf of another qualified buyer may be limited to its facts.
"A who's who" of gun rights leaders and activists will be in St. Louis for the 24th Annual Gun Rights Policy Conference this weekend at the Airport Renaissance Grand. Among the speakers will be Alan Gura (pictured), of the Washington D.C. law firm Gura & Possessky, who successfully argued District of Columbia v. Heller before the U.S. Supreme Court. The opinion, issued in 2008, [...]
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