Right to Bear Arms
It 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 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.
The 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.
Lawsuits 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.
New arguments are being raised against a proposed Missouri constitutional amendment that would enhance the right to bear arms.
Does the right “to keep and bear arms” come at a cost?
The 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 have given final approval to a proposed amendment to strengthen the right to bear arms.
The amendment would define the right to bear arms as “unalienable” and require the state to defend against any “infringement” of that right.
The resolution would establish a constitutional right to purchase and process ammunition. It would also permit the manufacturing of ammunition.