guns http://kbia.org en Meet The Newest American Running Mate: The Rifle http://kbia.org/post/meet-newest-american-running-mate-rifle <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dOoXJI4vBns</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3P2b8cJNdQw</p><p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DTjkgE6OTGY</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 07:25:00 +0000 John Burnett 55362 at http://kbia.org Meet The Newest American Running Mate: The Rifle Citing tourism, Lake of the Ozarks town bans open carrying of guns http://kbia.org/post/citing-tourism-lake-ozarks-town-bans-open-carrying-guns <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; line-height: 15px;">City leaders in a Lake of the Ozarks community have voted to ban open carrying of firearms to boost the area's image as a family friendly tourist destination.</p><p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:01:04 +0000 Associated Press 54456 at http://kbia.org Citing tourism, Lake of the Ozarks town bans open carrying of guns Mo. high court weighs sex offender and gun laws http://kbia.org/post/mo-high-court-weighs-sex-offender-and-gun-laws <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The Missouri Supreme Court is considering whether laws restricting actions by sex offenders and felons can be applied to people who were convicted before the laws were enacted.</p><p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 13:22:20 +0000 Associated Press 39926 at http://kbia.org Mo. high court weighs sex offender and gun laws Columbia school board members reject guns-in-schools proposal http://kbia.org/post/columbia-school-board-members-reject-guns-schools-proposal <p>The Columbia Board of Education has voted against a measure that would have allowed two school officials to carry guns on campus. Board members voted 4 to 3 to reject the idea at a regular board meeting last night.</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 14:00:06 +0000 Katie Link 35246 at http://kbia.org Columbia school board members reject guns-in-schools proposal What is the ‘gun show loophole’? http://kbia.org/post/what-gun-show-loophole <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Recently, <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-politics/wp/2013/04/17/senate-to-vote-on-amendments-to-gun-bill-with-background-check-plan-in-doubt/">federal legislation that would have expanded background checks</a> on gun purchasers and put a cap on magazine capacity, among other measures, failed in the Senate.</p><p> Wed, 08 May 2013 18:27:46 +0000 Katie Moritz 33382 at http://kbia.org What is the ‘gun show loophole’? Why the Missouri legislature is at war with the DMV http://kbia.org/post/why-missouri-legislature-war-dmv <p></p> Tue, 07 May 2013 22:25:36 +0000 Scott Pham 33329 at http://kbia.org Why the Missouri legislature is at war with the DMV How to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill http://kbia.org/post/how-keep-guns-out-hands-mentally-ill <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p><strong>Watch the show and join the conversation on the<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/"> Intersection website.</a></strong> Mon, 06 May 2013 23:14:32 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 33259 at http://kbia.org How to keep guns out of the hands of the mentally ill Jones Unveils New Committee; Says Attempt To Access CCW List Was Part Of House Investigation http://kbia.org/post/jones-unveils-new-committee-says-attempt-access-ccw-list-was-part-house-investigation <P><A href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?district=110">House Speaker Tim Jones</A> (R, Eureka)&#160;has formed a committee he says will thoroughly investigate the <A href="http://dor.mo.gov/">Department of Revenue's</A> scanning of source documents for driver's license and conceal carry applicants, and the release of the state's conceal carry weapons (CCW)&#160;holder list to the federal government.</P> <P>Jones says the committee is necessary because the Nixon administration has not fully cooperated with lawmakers' efforts to get answers to everything that's happened and why.</P> <P>"If th Mon, 06 May 2013 22:14:56 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33255 at http://kbia.org Jones Unveils New Committee; Says Attempt To Access CCW List Was Part Of House Investigation Mo. Senate passes bill for school personnel to carry concealed weapons http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-passes-bill-school-personnel-carry-concealed-weapons <p>The Missouri Senate has passed a bill that would allow designated school personnel to carry concealed weapons in school buildings.</p><p>The Senate voted 26-6 Thursday to pass the measure. It now heads back to the House for further consideration.</p><p>The bill would allow school employees to voluntary become "protection officers" if they have a valid concealed weapons permit and undergo training for the position.</p> Thu, 02 May 2013 21:39:49 +0000 Associated Press 33087 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate passes bill for school personnel to carry concealed weapons Mo. House endorses tax break for gun manufacturers http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-endorses-tax-break-gun-manufacturers <p>Firearms manufacturers looking to relocate to Missouri could collect a tax credit under a bill given first-round approval by the Missouri House.</p><p>The tax incentive endorsed Tuesday would expire in six years and be capped at $3 million annually. Gun and ammunition manufacturers would be able to claim the credit on withholding taxes from creating new jobs.</p> Wed, 01 May 2013 18:31:04 +0000 Associated Press 32983 at http://kbia.org Mo. House endorses tax break for gun manufacturers Mo. House bill bars copying death scene photos http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-bill-bars-copying-death-scene-photos <p>The Missouri House has passed legislation that would bar the public from making copies of gruesome crime scene photos and videos. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 18:49:23 +0000 Associated Press 32592 at http://kbia.org Mo. House bill bars copying death scene photos Mo. House passes '2nd Amendment Preservation' bill shortly after pro-gun rights rally http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-passes-2nd-amendment-preservation-bill-shortly-after-pro-gun-rights-rally The <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?year=2013&#38;bill=HB 436&#38;code=R">Missouri House</a> has passed the so-called <a href="http://www.house.mo.gov/billsummary.aspx?year=2013&#38;bill=HB 436&#38;code=R">Second Amendment Preservation Act</a>, less than 24 hours after it received first-round approval from the same body.<p>House Bill 436 would do several things.&#160; They include making it a misdemeanor for any federal officer to try and enforce any federal gun control laws that conflict with a Missourian’s right to “keep or bear arms.”&#160; It would allow K-12 schools to d Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:36:41 +0000 Marshall Griffin 32317 at http://kbia.org Mo. House passes '2nd Amendment Preservation' bill shortly after pro-gun rights rally Missouri Department of Revenue director resigns http://kbia.org/post/missouri-department-revenue-director-resigns <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>The Missouri Department of Revenue is looking for a new Director.</p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 16:17:49 +0000 Marshall Griffin 32132 at http://kbia.org Missouri Department of Revenue director resigns Columbia schools reconsider arming security directors http://kbia.org/post/columbia-schools-reconsider-arming-security-directors <p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 11px;">A Columbia school district committee is looking into allowing two district employees to carry firearms.</span></p><p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 17:50:19 +0000 Associated Press 29336 at http://kbia.org Columbia schools reconsider arming security directors Missouri officials engage in gun control discussion, following Newtown tragedy http://kbia.org/post/missouri-officials-engage-gun-control-discussion-following-newtown-tragedy <p></p><p></p><p>The national discussion about gun control following the Newtown, Conn. shootings that killed 26 people at the Sandy Hook Elementary School, is also playing out in Missouri.</p> Tue, 18 Dec 2012 14:42:12 +0000 Marshall Griffin & Associated Press & Daniel Verbeck 26085 at http://kbia.org Missouri officials engage in gun control discussion, following Newtown tragedy Federal Court Throws Out Illinois Ban On Concealed Carry Of Guns http://kbia.org/post/federal-court-throws-out-illinois-ban-concealed-carry-guns <em>Updated with comments from Illinois officials. Amanda Vinicky contributed reporting from Springfield.</em><p>Illinois is the only state in the union that bans the concealed carrying of guns.<p>A <a href="http://www.ca7.uscourts.gov/tmp/NY0NJD6G.pdf">ruling today</a> from a federal appeals court may change all that.<p>The <a href="http://www.ca7.uscourts.gov/tmp/NY0NJD6G.pdf">2-1 decision</a> stems from two nearly identical cases brought in 2011 in Adams and Union counties. Both district courts decided that the U.S. Tue, 11 Dec 2012 20:22:41 +0000 editor 25752 at http://kbia.org Federal Court Throws Out Illinois Ban On Concealed Carry Of Guns What we know about guns in Missouri [infographic] http://kbia.org/post/what-we-know-about-guns-missouri-infographic <p>We dive through the data find out just what affects the business of firearms in Missouri. &nbsp;Read <a href="http://www.kbia.org/post/what-affects-gun-sales-missouri">more here</a>.</p><p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 22:57:05 +0000 Scott Pham 19870 at http://kbia.org What we know about guns in Missouri [infographic]