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8:22 am
Wed September 4, 2013

Mo. high court weighs sex offender and gun laws

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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.

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Politics
4:33 pm
Wed August 21, 2013

Nixon Sharply Denounces Bill That Would Allow Some Sex Offenders Off The Registry

Chris McDaniel, St. Louis Public Radio.

Originally published on Thu August 22, 2013 3:18 pm

Updated 8-21-13 4:01 p.m.

In St. Louis Wednesday, Gov. Jay Nixon sharply criticized a bill he vetoed that would allow juvenile sexual offenders to be removed from the sex offender registry. The Democratic Governor said overriding his veto would undermine public safety and weaken victims' rights.

He stood next to a gallery of mugshots and distributed information on several individuals who could be removed from the website if the bill passes.

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