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Missouri Law Will Allow Teachers To Carry Guns, Defying Statistics And Common Sense

Mike Weisser | Posted 11.15.2014 | Politics
Mike Weisser

Having seen the impact of easier handgun access on gun homicide rates, the legislature in its wisdom now believes that it will move the gospel of "good guys with guns protecting us from bad guys with guns" into the schools.

Missouri Lawmakers Expand Gun Rights In Schools

AP | SUMMER BALLENTINE | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers expanded the potential for teachers to bring guns to schools and for residents to openly carry firearm...

Conservatives Plot New Strategy For Defying Gun Laws

AP | JORDAN SHAPIRO | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Having failed in an earlier effort to bar federal agents from enforcing gun regulations in Missouri, conservative lawmake...

John Celock

State Lawmaker's Staffer Leaves Loaded Gun In Capitol Bathroom

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

A staff member for the speaker of the Missouri House of Representatives reportedly left a loaded gun in a men's bathroom in the state capitol building...

John Celock

State Won't Be Able to Block Federal Gun Laws

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Missouri state Senate defeated an effort to nullify federal gun laws in the state by one vote Wednesday night. During a ...

John Celock

GOP Lawmaker Plans Assault Weapon Giveaway

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics

A Republican state senator in Missouri is planning to give away an assault weapon during a clay pigeon shooting fundraiser next month. State Senate...

Dems Come To GOP's Aid To Help Pass Extreme Gun Bill

AP | DAVID A. LIEB | Posted 09.25.2013 | Politics

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — With the help of a few Democrats, Missouri's Republican-led Legislature appears to be positioned to override Gov. Jay Nixo...

GOP Lawmaker Questions If Liberalism Is A 'Mental Disorder'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

A Republican state senator in Missouri, who was once accused of threatening to kill a political rival's aide, questioned on Monday whether liberalism ...

Missouri Is Offering Encouraging Gun-Safety Courses For First-Graders

Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

In between learning how to read and perform simple addition, some Missouri first-graders may soon also be taught gun safety. On Friday, Missouri Go...

John Celock

Gun Battle Reignites Border War

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 05.02.2013 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Missouri House of Representatives advanced two more pro-gun measures this week in an effort to compete with neighboring Kans...

John Celock

Lawmakers Advance Bill To Make Enforcing Federal Gun Laws A Felony

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

The Republican-controlled Missouri House of Representatives advanced legislation Wednesday that would make it a felony to enforce any federal gun-cont...

Two States Advance Pro-Gun Measures

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 03.05.2013 | Politics

Legislative committees in two states are moving forward with gun bills that are meant to thwart federal efforts to increase gun control. Missouri l...

John Celock

State Bill Would Make It A Felony For Lawmakers To Propose Gun Control Legislation

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

A Republican state legislator in Missouri has proposed legislation that would make it a felony for lawmakers to introduce legislation to restrict Seco...