The action comes after some felons allegedly caught with guns have claimed the state law banning that is unconstitutional because, they claim, a constitutional amendment approved by voters last year gives all Missouri citizens the right to bear arms.
A Republican candidate for Missouri secretary of state now can gather signatures for a voter identification initiative petition.
A Missouri State Representative is wading into the confederate flag debate.
Maggie Crane, spokeswoman for St. Louis City Hall, counters that this is nothing new, and the issue has already been dealt with.
“It will either bankrupt them by having to fight it, or it will bankrupt them by having to comply with it,” says former St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch.
More than 100 residents attended the meeting for three hours of emotional public testimony – both in support of impeaching Mayor Mark Furror and to speak out against it.
Crowd carries signs reading things like “Justice should be blind…not high or drunk”.