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Missouri House Bill Makes Proposing Gun Control Illegal

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.

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But gun control is already illegal

That is correct.

It is more lame crap in an attempt to convince constituents that they are working for the people.

It will go nowhere. If they were in fact serious, they would arrest anybody who is contributing to gutting, even mildly, the 2nd.

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

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Go MO!

Thanks for posting