second amendment http://kbia.org en Judge weighs rewrite of Missouri gun rights plan http://kbia.org/post/judge-weighs-rewrite-missouri-gun-rights-plan <p>A Missouri judge has denied a request to stop election officials from distributing absentee ballots for a proposed constitutional amendment dealing with gun rights.</p><p>Cole County Judge Jon Beetem rejected a temporary restraining order Wednesday but said he will consider a request to rewrite the ballot summary that voters will see in August.</p><p>Beetem heard arguments Wednesday in the lawsuit brought by St. Louis Police Chief Samuel Dotson III and Rebecca Morgan, a member of the Missouri chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America.</p> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:55:48 +0000 Associated Press 54769 at http://kbia.org 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 Missouri lawmakers pass gun rights amendment http://kbia.org/post/missouri-lawmakers-pass-gun-rights-amendment <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; font-style: normal; font-variant: normal; font-weight: normal; letter-spacing: normal; line-height: 15px; orphans: auto; text-align: start; text-indent: 0px; text-transform: none; white-space: normal; widows: auto; word-spacing: 0px; -webkit-text-stroke-width: 0px; background-color: rgb(255, 255, 255);">Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to a proposed amendment to the state Constitution intended to strengthen the right to bear arms.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 21:27:30 +0000 Associated Press 52606 at http://kbia.org Missouri lawmakers pass gun rights amendment Mo. House tries to outlaw federal gun laws http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-tries-outlaw-federal-gun-laws <p>The Missouri House has passed legislation attempting to make criminals out of U.S. authorities who enforce federal firearm laws in Missouri. Wed, 24 Apr 2013 15:29:59 +0000 Associated Press 32590 at http://kbia.org Mo. House tries to outlaw federal gun laws