firearms http://kbia.org en Missouri House approves bill to nullify federal gun laws http://kbia.org/post/missouri-house-approves-bill-nullify-federal-gun-laws <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Federal gun laws that infringe on the right to keep and bear arms would be deemed null and void under legislation passed by the Missouri House.</p><p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:39:27 +0000 Associated Press 50747 at http://kbia.org Missouri House approves bill to nullify federal gun laws 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. bill lets state workers carry guns in car http://kbia.org/post/mo-bill-lets-state-workers-carry-guns-car <p>State employees could keep firearms in their vehicles on state property under a bill heard by a Missouri Senate committee.</p><p>The measure considered Tuesday by the Senate General Laws Committee would allow those employees to have a firearm in their car if it is locked and the gun is not visible.</p><p>The legislation would also increase penalties for convicted felons who use an illegal firearm while committing another crime. But the committee's chairman, Republican Sen. Brian Nieves, said he wants to take that provision out of the bill.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 14:14:14 +0000 Associated Press 32562 at http://kbia.org Mo. bill lets state workers carry guns in car Mo. workers could keep gun in locked cars http://kbia.org/post/mo-workers-could-keep-gun-locked-cars <p>The Missouri House has advanced legislation guaranteeing state workers the right to keep firearms in their vehicles on state property when they're on the job. Wed, 10 Apr 2013 21:22:57 +0000 Associated Press 31827 at http://kbia.org Mo. workers could keep gun in locked cars Columbia Police Chief speaks about crime http://kbia.org/post/columbia-police-chief-speaks-about-crime <p>Columbia Police Chief Ken Burton discussed the local crime rate and answered questions at the Boone County Democratic Muleskinners club meeting Friday.</p><p> Fri, 07 Dec 2012 20:54:33 +0000 Erin Dismeier 25610 at http://kbia.org Columbia Police Chief speaks about crime