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Missouri Targets Gun Manufacturers with Economic Incentives

Several firearm manufacturers have threatened to leave states passing stricter gun regulations, prompting Missouri lawmakers to respond with tax incentives.

05/03/2013

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Pacific Pawn Shop Owner Battles Zoning Board

The commission has already voted unanimously against Grant Thornton’s shop because of its proximity to St. Bridget of Kildare school and church.

04/23/2013

4/12/12-Exhibitors rush to put the finishing touches on their display booths at America's Center Thursday. It's day one of the 141st National Rifle Association convention. The event runs through Sunday. For more information go to www.nraam.org.

NRA President Approves of (Part of) Mayor Slay’s Gun Strategy

“You use a gun to commit a crime, go to prison. Period,” NRA President David Keene said.

04/08/2013

Concealed Carry 1a, Getty Images, photo by Shelly Katz

Southeast Missouri Judge Will Hear ‘Gun List’ Case

“We believe that is a new and illegal hurdle to someone who is trying to exercise their Second Amendment right to a concealed carry permit.”

03/12/2013

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Illinois Sheriffs’ Association Opposes Assault Weapon Ban

“The ban is not going after what we believe, in the Sheriffs’ Association, is the primary issue,” said McLean County Sheriff Mike Emery.

02/13/2013

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Missouri Sheriffs Pledge To Not Enforce Obama’s Gun Control Laws

As President Obama continues to push gun control proposals in Washington D.C., a Johnson County sheriff is asking fellow law enforcers to sign and send this letter to the president.

01/21/2013

Missouri Bill Aims To Block Executive Orders On Gun Control

“It is simply legislation to protect the basic Second Amendment rights given to Missouri citizens in the Constitution to keep and bear arms in their homes.”

01/16/2013

Update: Battle Lines Drawn on Illinois Concealed Carry

Gun control advocates urged Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to quickly appeal the ruling.

12/12/2012

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Illinois Supreme Court Rules on Assault Weapon Ban

The Supreme Court said it wants the trial court to hear evidence on whether assault weapons get the same Second Amendment protections as handguns.

04/05/2012

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