Quick facts: Missouri’s Second Amendment Preservation Act (SAPA) overturned

• SAPA ruled unconstitutional by U.S. District Court Judge Brian C. Wimes on March 6, 2023
• Decision largely based on the argument that SAPA violated the supremacy clause of the U.S. Constitution
• Unlikely to immediately impact the rights of Missouri gun owners
• Does not apply to any other state or municipalities within other states that may have a Second Amendment sanctuary law
• Decision will likely be appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
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