Second Amendment

House and Senate negotiators are unable to agree on what kind of penalty should be applied to federal agents who attempt to enforce federal gun laws. (Getty Images)

Missouri Republicans At Odds On Gun Nullification

A division among Missouri Republicans is threatening to derail the state’s attempt to nullify federal laws that are deemed to be infringements on gun rights.

05/13/2014

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Missouri Republicans Outline New Gun Proposal

The change marks the most recent version of Missouri’s attempt to nullify some federal gun control laws.

04/19/2014

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Senate Debates Bill Nullifying Federal Gun Laws

With only weeks left in the legislative session, senators considered a House-passed bill that would nullify any federal attempt to limit gun ownership in Missouri.

04/16/2014

Mo. Senate Leader Releases New Nullification Legislation

Senate Majority Leader Ron Richard released a draft Thursday of proposed legislation for the 2014 session seeking to nullify federal gun control laws that infringe on Second Amendment rights.

10/31/2013

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Mo. State Sen. Offering AR-15 As Fundraiser Attendance Prize

Sen. Brian Nieves, R-Washington, was the Senate sponsor of HB 436, a bill attempting to exempt Missouri from federal gun legislation.

10/04/2013

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NRA Spokesman Concerned About Ill. Concealed Carry Process

Todd Vandermyde says whether State Police are trying or not, they’re making the process harder than they have to. “‘It’s messed up’ is an understatement right now.”

09/16/2013

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Capitol Perspectives: Political Courage

Political courage. That’s the phrase that came to my mind as I watched the Senate’s top GOP leaders cast the deciding votes that killed the gun-rights bill.

09/13/2013

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Mo. Lawmakers Fail to Override Veto of Gun Bill

Senate President Pro Tem Tom Dempsey and Majority Leader Ron Richard split from the rest of the GOP caucus that they lead to instead sustain Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto.

09/12/2013

Mo. Businessman Offers Free Land to Gun Manufacturers

Landowner John Negri decided to make the offer soon after the December 14 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

06/10/2013

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Guns In Your Home: A Statistical Accident Waiting To Happen

Over 70 percent of the time a minor is killed by a gun, the gun used was housed in that minor’s own home.

05/15/2013

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