Battle Over 2nd Amendment Rights Underway Between Feds And MO

Battle Over 2nd Amendment Rights Underway Between Feds And MO

Missouri and the Federal Government are going head-to-head on gun law enforcement. The Justice Department wrote Missouri to say the state went too far with the Second Amendment Preservation Act. But Governor Mike Parson and Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt wrote back to say they will enforce the new state law at all costs. Under the new law signed by Parson last Saturday, a person or entity that infringes on the Second Amendment would face a $50-thousand dollar fine for each occurrence. ***Additional info: Attorney General Schmitt, Governor Parson Send Letter to Biden DOJ, Fighting Federal Encroachment on Missourians’ Second Amendment Rights Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt and Governor Mike Parson today sent a letter to President Biden’s Department of Justice fighting back against potential federal overreach and encroachment on Missourians’ Second Amendment rights. The full letter can be found here: https://ago.mo.gov/docs/default-source/press-releases/2021-6-17-ltr-boynton.pdf?sfvrsn=ae1b68e_2 “Missourians’ and Americans’ Second Amendment rights are enshrined in the Constitution – I will defend those rights at every turn,” said Attorney General Schmitt . “Our letter to Biden’s Department of Justice sends a clear message: we will fight any attempts from the federal government to encroach on the Second Amendment rights of law-abiding citizens.” “The Second Amendment Preservation Act is about protecting law-abiding Missourians against government overreach and unconstitutional federal mandates,” Governor Parson said. “We will reject any attempt by the federal government to circumvent the fundamental right Missourians have to keep and bear arms to protect themselves and their property. Throughout my career, I have […]

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