gun control http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Big City Mayors Speak Out Against Gun Nullification Bills At Missouri Capitol http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/big-city-mayors-speak-out-against-gun-nullification-bills-missouri-capitol <p>The mayors of St. Louis and Kansas City traveled to the the Missouri Capitol Monday to speak out against legislation to nullify federal gun laws within the Show-Me State.</p><p><a href="http://www.stlouis-mo.gov/government/departments/mayor/profiles/profile-mayor-francis-slay.cfm">St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay</a>, a Democrat, calls the legislation&nbsp; "absurd, embarrassing and reckless."</p> Tue, 29 Apr 2014 02:14:16 +0000 Marshall Griffin 35680 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Big City Mayors Speak Out Against Gun Nullification Bills At Missouri Capitol Missouri House Gives Gun Control Nullification Bill First-Round Approval http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-house-gives-gun-control-nullification-bill-first-round-approval <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Missouri House has given first-round approval to its version of the gun control nullification bill, but not before softening the language a bit.</span></p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 01:17:37 +0000 Marshall Griffin 34934 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri House Gives Gun Control Nullification Bill First-Round Approval Missouri Senate Sends Gun Control Nullification Bill to Mo. House; House Version Passes Committee http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-senate-sends-gun-control-nullification-bill-mo-house-house-version-passes-committee <p>Without one word of debate, the Missouri Senate Thursday passed legislation to nullify federal gun-control laws in Missouri.</p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 06:07:56 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33889 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Senate Sends Gun Control Nullification Bill to Mo. House; House Version Passes Committee Missouri Senate Strips Gun Theft Reporting Amendment From Nullification Bill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-senate-strips-gun-theft-reporting-amendment-nullification-bill <p>The Missouri Senate has stripped an amendment from the gun-control nullification bill that would have required an individual to report a stolen gun within 72 hours.</p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 07:35:30 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33788 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Senate Strips Gun Theft Reporting Amendment From Nullification Bill Nieves, Nasheed Say NRA Misrepresents Language In Nullification Bill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nieves-nasheed-say-nra-misrepresents-language-nullification-bill <p>The National Rifle Association is taking some heat from two Missouri state senators over legislation to nullify federal gun control laws within the state.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 03:15:06 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33703 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nieves, Nasheed Say NRA Misrepresents Language In Nullification Bill Missouri Senate Endorses Gun Control Nullification Bill http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-senate-endorses-gun-control-nullification-bill <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Missouri Senate has given first-round approval to legislation to nullify federal gun-control laws.</span></p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 08:43:54 +0000 Marshall Griffin 33653 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri Senate Endorses Gun Control Nullification Bill Want A Concealed-Carry Permit In Illinois Before April? File Another Lawsuit http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/want-concealed-carry-permit-illinois-april-file-another-lawsuit <p>Gun owners in Illinois who want a concealed-carry permit before April 2014 will have to file a new lawsuit in federal court.</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 20:11:21 +0000 Rachel Lippmann 31215 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Want A Concealed-Carry Permit In Illinois Before April? File Another Lawsuit Police Departments & Fraternal Group Oppose '2nd Amendment Preservation Act' http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/police-departments-fraternal-group-oppose-2nd-amendment-preservation-act-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Several police departments and organizations around Missouri are speaking out against a bill that would bar enforcement of federal gun laws if they interfere with a </span>Missourian's<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Second Amendment rights.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">St. Louis County Police Chief Tim Fitch says House Bill 436 would in effect end cooperation between local and federal law enforcement agencies.&nbsp; He cites a recent traffic stop where his officers apprehended two armed men wanted for different crimes.</span></p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 22:41:46 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29685 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Police Departments & Fraternal Group Oppose '2nd Amendment Preservation Act' Koster Opposing Bill That Could Nullify Federal Gun Laws In Mo. http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/koster-opposing-bill-could-nullify-federal-gun-laws-mo <p><a href="https://www.ago.mo.gov/">Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster</a> is siding with fellow Democrat, <a href="http://gov.mo.gov/">Governor Jay Nixon</a>, in opposition to legislation that would challenge the federal government's ability to enforce federal gun laws in Show-Me State.</p> Tue, 03 Sep 2013 22:56:07 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29613 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Koster Opposing Bill That Could Nullify Federal Gun Laws In Mo. Ill. House Approves Plan To Allow Public Concealed Carry Of Guns http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ill-house-approves-plan-allow-public-concealed-carry-guns <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Will be updated.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Illinois House has approved a plan to allow qualified gun owners to carry their weapons in public.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The proposal adopted Friday was brokered by House Speaker Michael Madigan, but it's opposed by several of his fellow Democrats, including the governor.</span></p> Fri, 24 May 2013 18:03:06 +0000 The Associated Press 26715 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ill. House Approves Plan To Allow Public Concealed Carry Of Guns