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Friday, March 22, 2019

Put An End To Gun-Free Zones On Public Transit

Put An End To Gun-Free Zones On Public Transit

Self-defense legislation under consideration in Missouri continues to move forward, having recently been approved by a Senate committee.

The measure, Senate Bill 39, sponsored by Republican state Sen. Bob Onder, would allow law-abiding citizens to carry firearms for self-defense on public transit, which is currently prohibited. It would also allow law-abiding citizens to transport unloaded or non-functioning firearms on buses.

The legislation, supported by the National Rifle Association, is important because it would repeal an arbitrary “gun-free zone” that does nothing to hinder criminals while leaving law-abiding citizens defenseless.

We’ll keep you posted as consideration of the legislation continues.

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