House moves to protect 2nd Amendment rights

House moves to protect 2nd Amendment rights

Rep. Dale Wright 2nd Amendment Preservation Act (HBs 85 & 310) Members of the Missouri House gave approval to legislation meant to protect the Second Amendment rights of Missourians against an overreaching federal government. The Second Amendment Preservation Act is a bill that protects law-abiding gun owners from potential gun control legislation that could be passed in Washington, D.C. It states that laws and other actions that prohibit the manufacture, ownership, and use of firearms, firearm accessories, or ammunition within Missouri exceed the powers granted to the federal government. It also declares that all federal laws, acts, and orders that infringe on Missourians’ second amendment rights are invalid in the state. The bill declares it is the duty of the courts and law enforcement agencies to protect the rights of law-abiding gun owners, and states that no public officer or employee of Missouri or any political subdivision of the state can have authority to enforce or attempt to enforce federal laws that infringe on the right to keep and bear arms. The bill now moves on to the Senate for consideration. The House and Senate approved similar legislation in 2013 but it was vetoed by Gov. Jay Nixon. The House secured the necessary votes to override the veto, but the Senate fell one vote short of the votes necessary to complete the motion to make the bill law. Overpayment of unemployment benefits investigated I have heard from several constituents who report they have been contacted by the Department of […]

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