Clay said Congress probably has until September to pass gun legislation before the President might act on his own.
It’s nothing we haven’t heard before, legislative things take time, but U.S. Senator Dick Durbin said he wanted action yesterday.
A rural school district in the south-central Missouri town of West Plains it now allows some employees to carry concealed weapons into its school.
The current policy allows only school resource officers, who are employed through the Columbia Police Department, to carry weapons on campus.
The incident allegedly happened right after school was dismissed today.
Legislation could land teachers and doctors in trouble if they ask students about gun ownership or note such information from patients.
Lawmakers had filed 26 amendments many to bar carrying weapons in places such as casinos or schools by mid-afternoon Monday.
“Until the Supreme Court of the United States has spoken, state courts are not precluded from exercising their own judgments on federal constitutional measures”
Rep. Mike Leara, of St. Louis County, said Tuesday that he has no illusions that his bill actually will pass and become law.
Maria Chapelle-Nadal points to four states which charge parents with crimes if their child hurt someone with a gun.