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.
The amendment would define the right to bear arms as “unalienable” and require the state to defend against any “infringement” of that right.
The House General Laws Committee was urged to prohibit landlords from restricting firearms on rented property.
Teacher organization says they do not want teachers carrying firearms in the classroom.
Steven Neal Henderson, of Iberia, Mo., was charged with first-degree murder of 13-year-old Macala Shelton, who was reported missing and found dead on an unoccupied farm.
The city’s block parties kick off tomorrow and Alton Police say there are exceptions to Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons’ decision not to prosecute residents.
The Executive Committee voted 12-3 on legislation to ban the delivery, sale or transfer of ammunition feeding devices of more than 10 rounds after emotional testimony.
Several firearm manufacturers have threatened to leave states passing stricter gun regulations, prompting Missouri lawmakers to respond with tax incentives.
The House has already passed the measure, and Sen. Brian Nieves said he wanted the Senate committee vote on it Wednesday.
The district’s policy committee first looked at the issue last month and delved into more details of the plan this week.