“It is simply legislation to protect the basic Second Amendment rights given to Missouri citizens in the Constitution to keep and bear arms in their homes.”
Durbin met Thursday with authorities in the Chicago area to talk about strategies being used to reduce crime and prevent mass shootings in the city and its suburbs.
He heard from the Chicago Police Department, the Cook County Sheriff’s Office, the Illinois State Police and suburban police officers.
“The incidents of gun violence tend the breed the demand for guns,” Mike Guzzy with the St. Louis Sheriff’s Office said.
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Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones said “giving them that freedom then affects the freedom of the individual.”
“I think what we need to look at is from the point of view of ‘how do we keep ourselves safe,’ and that’s a different answer, depending on where you are in the state.”
One measure would put guns in the hands of teachers; the other would close gun show loopholes.
In the wake of the tragedy in Connecticut, it is clear that this nation needs to reform its gun laws and a number of other needs now.
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