firearms http://kcur.org en Concealed Firearms To Be Allowed In Kansas Capitol http://kcur.org/post/concealed-firearms-be-allowed-kansas-capitol <p>Visitors who have a concealed weapons permit will be allowed to bring guns into the Kansas Statehouse starting in July.</p><p>A state law grants the Legislative Coordinating Council the authority to bar concealed firearms in the Capitol. But at a meeting Thursday, those legislators chose not to discuss any regulations. That means concealed guns will be allowed in the Capitol next month.</p><p>Senate President Susan Wagle, a Wichita Republican, says this puts the Statehouse on a par with many other facilities.</p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 20:30:36 +0000 Stephen Koranda 57620 at http://kcur.org Concealed Firearms To Be Allowed In Kansas Capitol Kansas City Experiences Rise In Unintentional Firearms Injuries http://kcur.org/post/kansas-city-experiences-rise-unintentional-firearms-injuries <p>Firearms related deaths among Kansas City residents have remained steady over the last decade. While that’s still unsettling, health officials have identified an especially troublesome trend.</p><p>Over the last decade, homicide rates have gone down in Kansas City. Even so, about 100 residents are killed each year from guns. That breaks down to about two people every week.</p> Sun, 14 Apr 2013 22:55:07 +0000 Elana Gordon 35077 at http://kcur.org Kansas City Experiences Rise In Unintentional Firearms Injuries Evidence Lacking: Local Doctor On Effectively Treating Traumatic Stress In Kids http://kcur.org/post/evidence-lacking-local-doctor-effectively-treating-traumatic-stress-kids <p></p><p>Recent tragedies in Connecticut and Colorado have elevated the discussion around firearms and more recently, around how to best respond to kids who’ve experienced trauma like a school shooting or community violence. Mon, 11 Feb 2013 22:48:22 +0000 Elana Gordon 31816 at http://kcur.org Evidence Lacking: Local Doctor On Effectively Treating Traumatic Stress In Kids State Legislators In Missouri Discuss Firearms In The Classroom http://kcur.org/post/state-legislators-missouri-discuss-firearms-classroom <p>Legislation pre-filed in the Missouri House would allow teachers to carry firearms in their classrooms. Wed, 19 Dec 2012 23:06:32 +0000 Marshall Griffin 29295 at http://kcur.org State Legislators In Missouri Discuss Firearms In The Classroom