The Missouri House of Representatives recently passed new legislation that would further strengthen Missouri's Second Amendment rights. The bill, filed as HB 1462, garnered 101 Yeas and 40 Nays and would allow concealed carry permit holders to carry their guns while on publicly-funded transportation (with limited exceptions). In addition, the minimum age requirement for obtaining a Missouri concealed carry permit would be reduced from 19 years old to 18 years old. Concealed carry permit holders would also be able to carry into houses of worship. Finally, the legislation would criminalize celebratory gunfire in an effort to protect citizens from stray bullets.
A recent trend you might have noticed is of states passing laws that make them Second Amendment sanctuaries. The idea behind those laws is that local law enforcement or governmental agencies won’t be allowed to enforce federal gun laws that are stricter than state and local laws.
Can a judge sign an order allowing police to seize your guns without you even breaking a single law? Let’s look at the history of red flag laws and how Missouri uniquely falls on this hotly debated area.
Here’s what you need to know about the past, the present, and the future of legally carrying a firearm at Missouri buildings and other government properties.
Each new year means law-abiding gun owners in Missouri need to be on the lookout for the latest assault on the Second Amendment. Here is a preview of some bills and issues that have been filed and raised (so far) that are noteworthy.
During the current times, many people have made the decision to become first-time gun owners and are now wanting to exercise their rights to carry... But how do you go about getting your concealed carry weapon permit in Missouri?
As the 2020 election season comes around, recent events can make it unclear what to expect when gun owners prepare to vote. Here is what you need to know when it comes to voting in this year's election.
While some have advised against Halloween gatherings and trick-or-treating, COVID-19 has not changed your right to defend yourself or your property.
For hundreds of years, it has been legal for Americans to manufacture their own firearms. Let’s address a recent debate in the media: “ghost guns.”