Missouri Bill Makes Gun Control Legislation A Crime

Posted: February 20, 2013 in Fire Arms, Legislative Issues
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This bill does my heart good! It’s very simple, and very, very direct.

The bill is HB633, which, if it could get through the process, would make any legislator proposing a bill to constrain gun rights a Class D felon….

Gun Control

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A Missouri lawmaker is proposing to send colleagues to prison for introducing gun control legislation — a plan that even its sponsor acknowledges has no chance of passage but nonetheless highlights the increasingly strident tone of gun measures in Missouri’s generally pro-gun Legislature.

Rep. Mike Leara said Tuesday that he considers his bill a statement of principle. It would make lawmakers guilty of a felony punishable by up to four years in prison if they introduce legislation restricting gun rights.

“I have no illusions about the bill making it through the legislative process, but I want it to be clear that the Missouri House will stand in defense of the people’s constitutional right to keep and bear arms,” Leara, a Republican from suburban St. Louis, said in a written statement. He declined further comment. (read the full article here)

(link to the actual bill is at the end of the article)

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