Proposed Ill. Bill Would Keep Animal Abusers From Owning GunsA proposed first-of-its-kind law in the nation would ban gun ownership for anyone in Illinois convicted of animal abuse.
Mo. Legislators Pass New Gun LawsProspective gun owners in Missouri will be able to apply for conceal-and-carry permits at an earlier age after a bill was passed in both the House and Senate.
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?
Church Raffles AR-15 Rifles to Increase Membership A southwest Missouri church that drew attention two years ago with billboards encouraging married couples to have more sex is at it again.
Missouri Lawmakers Pass Gun Rights AmendmentMissouri lawmakers have given final approval to a proposed amendment to strengthen the right to bear arms.
Missouri House Endorses Gun Rights AmendmentThe amendment would define the right to bear arms as "unalienable'' and require the state to defend against any "infringement'' of that right.
Senate Debates Bill Nullifying Federal Gun LawsWith 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.
Ill. Concealed-Carry Permits Reaching ApplicantsIllinois State Police are mailing the first batch of roughly 5,000 concealed-carry permits under the state law passed last year.
Illinois Amish Want Non-Photo FOID Card The Amish in Illinois want to legally own guns while standing by their religious objection to being photographed.