Judge denies challenge to Missouri gun law

Judge denies challenge to Missouri gun law

CHRISTIAN COUNTY LAWMAKERS played a key role in the passage of the Second Amendment Protection Act, or SAPA in the Missouri General Assembly in 2021. Pictured, from left, State Rep. Jered Taylor, R-Republic and State Sen. Eric Burlison, R-Battlefield, surrounded by other state lawmakers and SAPA supporters at a press conference at Sound of Freedom USA indoor gun range in Ozark on May 17, 2021. A Cole County judge issued in favor of the Missouri government and denied a challenge to a law known as the Second Amendment Preservation Act that has strong ties to Christian County. Judge Daniel R. Green entered a judgement on Aug. 27 in a request for an injunction filed by the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County against the state of Missouri and State Attorney General Eric Schmitt. All claims of relief that the city of St. Louis and St. Louis County sought from the law are also denied. House Bill 85, or the Second Amendment Preservation Act (SAPA), was signed into law by Gov. Mike Parson on June 14. On Aug. 18, the U.S. Justice Department filed a statement of interest in a lawsuit that says SAPA should be declared unconstitutional, and that the court should issue an injunction barring the law from being enforced in Missouri. By law, a judge may not issue an order of declaratory relief unless there is an absence of a remedy at law. The plaintiffs cited two other pending lawsuits, but did not bring forward […]

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