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Politics
5:32 pm
Fri July 12, 2013

Nixon signs gun-safety course for first-graders

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Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed legislation allowing a gun safety course sponsored by the National Rifle Association to be taught to first-graders.

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Politics
9:43 am
Wed February 20, 2013

Mo. Senate endorses bill to allow gun safe course

~Steve Z~ flickr

Missouri first-graders could see an addition to their curriculum under a bill given first-round approval in the Missouri Senate.

The measure endorsed Tuesday would give school districts the option to teach a National Rifle Association-sponsored gun safety program to students in first grade. It would also allow schools to implement a training program for teachers and other personnel on responding to intruders.

Education
7:18 am
Wed January 30, 2013

Bill would require gun safety course in 1st grade

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~Steve Z~ FLICKR

Missouri first-graders would have to take a gun safety course under a bill being considered by a state Senate committee.

Sen. Dan Brown, a Republican from Rolla, outlined his proposal Tuesday for the chamber's General Laws Committee. No one spoke in opposition, and the committee did not vote on it.

The bill would mandate the teaching of the National Rifle Association's Eddie Eagle Gunsafe Program in every first-grade classroom. Brown says it would teach young children what to do if they come across an unsecured weapon.

Politics
5:15 pm
Thu December 20, 2012

McCaskill urges NRA to help stop future mass shootings

Claire McCaskill
Kristofor Husted KBIA

U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is circulating an online petition urging the National Rifle Association to "make their voice a part of the solution" to prevent future mass killings like the one last week in Newtown, Connecticut.

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