gun law http://kbia.org en 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 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 Missouri police groups criticize 'Second Amendment Preservation Act' http://kbia.org/post/missouri-police-groups-criticize-second-amendment-preservation-act <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Several police departments and organizations around Missouri are speaking out against a bill that would bar enforcement of federal gun laws if they interfere with a </span>Missourian's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Second Amendment rights.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says House Bill 436 would in effect end cooperation between local and federal law enforcement agencies.&nbsp; He cites a recent traffic stop where his officers apprehended two armed men wanted for different crimes.</span></p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 13:14:25 +0000 Marshall Griffin 40074 at http://kbia.org Missouri police groups criticize 'Second Amendment Preservation Act' Koster Opposing Bill That Could Nullify Federal Gun Laws In Mo. http://kbia.org/post/koster-opposing-bill-could-nullify-federal-gun-laws-mo <a href="https://www.ago.mo.gov/">Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster</a> is siding with fellow Democrat, <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a>, in opposition to legislation that would challenge the federal government's ability to enforce federal gun laws in Show-Me State.<p><a href="http://ago.mo.gov/HB436_AGLetter_09032012.pdf"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In</span></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://ago.mo.gov/HB436_AGLetter_09032012.pdf"> a letter</a> sent Tuesday to <a href="http://house.mo.gov/member.aspx?district=110">House Speaker Tim Jones</a> (R, E Wed, 04 Sep 2013 13:23:54 +0000 Marshall Griffin 39927 at http://kbia.org Koster Opposing Bill That Could Nullify Federal Gun Laws In Mo. Mo. AG Koster raises concerns about gun-law-nullifying HB 436 http://kbia.org/post/mo-ag-koster-raises-concerns-about-gun-law-nullifying-hb-436 <p></p><p>Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is raising concerns about legislation attempting to nullify some federal gun-control laws.</p><p>Koster <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kbia/files/201309/HB436_AGLetter_09032012.pdf">sent a letter Tuesday (.pdf)</a> to lawmakers warning that the bill contains "flawed public policy."</p><p>The Republican-led Legislature is to meet Sept. 11 to consider overriding Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon's veto of the legislation. Tue, 03 Sep 2013 16:05:42 +0000 Associated Press 39859 at http://kbia.org Mo. AG Koster raises concerns about gun-law-nullifying HB 436