Right to Bear Arms

Convicted Felons Argue They Have Gun Rights TooA Missouri law prohibits convicted felons from owning a firearm, but they want their Fifth Amendment right.
City of St. Louis Joins Mo. Supreme Court Case on GunsThe 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.
Asst. Circuit Attorney: Convicted Felons Can't Carry a Gun Despite Amendment 5The St. Louis Circuit Attorney's office is warning convicted felons they can't carry a gun -- no matter what Amendment Five says.
Opponents Challenge Missouri Gun Rights MeasureA court challenge filed Wednesday contends the summary on the Aug. 5 ballot was insufficient and unfair and thus the results should be invalidated.
Passage of Amendment 5 Has St. Louis Police Chief WorriedIt failed in the city, but passed overhwelmingly in rural Missouri. Now, St. Louis police chief says the passage of the amendment enhancing the right to bear arms has him concerned.
Missouri Votes in Favor of Enhancing Right to Bear ArmsMissouri 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.
Missouri Court to Hear Challenge to Gun MeasureThe Missouri Supreme Court will hear a challenge to an Aug. 5 ballot measure that would enhance the state's constitutional right to keep and bear arms.
Missouri Judge Hearing Ballot Measure ChallengesLawsuits are challenging the ballot summaries for measures that would enhance the right to bear arms and impose a three-quarter-cent sales tax for transportation projects.
Lawsuit: Missouri Lawmakers Would Redo Gun MeasureNew arguments are being raised against a proposed Missouri constitutional amendment that would enhance the right to bear arms.
Auditor: Gun Rights Proposal Could Cost MissouriDoes the right "to keep and bear arms" come at a cost?
Lawsuit Targets Missouri Gun Rights MeasureThe St. Louis police chief wants a judge to strike down the ballot summary for a proposed Missouri constitutional amendment dealing with gun rights.
Missouri Lawmakers Pass Gun Rights AmendmentMissouri lawmakers have given final approval to a proposed amendment to strengthen the right to bear arms.

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