Rep. Rusty Black’s Capitol Report

Rep. Rusty Black's Capitol Report

Hello 7th District; A few weeks ago I had the honor of presenting a courtesy resolution to another outstanding constituent of the 7th district. Claire Shipp, a student at the University of Missouri-Columbia, has distinguished herself as a 2021 Truman Scholar. Claire was one of 62 college students from 51 U.S. colleges and universities to receive the Truman Scholarship. Ms. Shipp is very active on campus, as she is the youngest executive director of the Associated Students of the University Of Missouri (ASUM). She is a bright young lady and I feel privileged just to know her. Second Amendment Preservation Act Signed into Law (HBs 85 & 310) Lawmakers took action during the 2021 legislative session to protect the Second Amendment rights of Missourians against an overreaching federal government. This week Gov. Parson signed the legislation approved by the General Assembly to create the Second Amendment Preservation Act. The act is meant to protect 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. Gov. Parson said the bill “draws a line in the sand and demonstrates our commitment to reject any attempt by the federal government to circumvent the fundamental right […]

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