Prospective gun owners in Missouri will be able to apply for conceal-and-carry permits at an earlier age after a bill was passed in both the House and Senate.
Missouri Republicans are clashing again with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon on gun legislation.
Sunset Hills-based Panera is asking its customers to leave their guns at home.
He advertised in the Thrifty Nickel that he wanted to buy guns, but instead a 79-year-old Spanish Lake man was tied up and had his weapons stolen.
Missouri voters have approved an amendment enhancing the state’s constitutional right to keep and bear arms. The passage Tuesday of Constitutional Amendment 5 will expand state gun rights to cover ammunition and other accessories.
A state senator from the Metro-East thinks more can be done to keep the mentally ill from committing violent crimes with guns and other weapons.
Nixon says he KO’d the Republican-backed measure because it was seeking to nullify federal gun control laws.
Police say the suspect and two others pistol-whipped the driver and forced him into the trunk.
Norman, 28, St. Louis City, pleaded guilty last April to one felony count of being a felon in possession of a firearm.
The governor made an appearance Sunday on behalf of the Illinois Public Safety Act, which was introduced in the spring legislative session but not acted upon.