Second Amendment

Heartland Health Monitor
10:38 am
Fri December 12, 2014

Mission Hills Lawmaker Sees Gun Background Checks As Health Issue

Rep. Barbara Bollier, a Mission Hills Republican, wants to expand background checks for gun sales.
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A former physician now in the Kansas Legislature says she will promote a bill expanding background checks for gun sales because she believes gunshot wounds are a public health issue.

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9:08 am
Fri May 3, 2013

US Attorney General: New Kansas Gun Law Unconstitutional

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder contacted Gov. Sam Brownback earlier this week saying that a Kansas gun law barring federal regulation on Kansas-manufactured firearms is unconstitutional.

The Second Amendment Protection Act criminalizes the enforcement of federal laws on any guns that are made in Kansas and stay there. But, in a letter to the governor, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said that this is in direct conflict with federal law.

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8:11 am
Fri April 19, 2013

Missouri House Passes '2nd Amendment Preservation' Bill After Gun Rights Rally

Roughly 300 people attended a rally Thursday to support legislation to expand gun owners' rights in Missouri. HB 436 passed the Mo. House shortly after the rally ended.
Marshall Griffin St. Louis Public Radio

The Missouri House has passed the so-called Second Amendment Preservation Act, less than 24 hours after it received first-round approval from the same body.

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9:59 am
Tue March 5, 2013

Missouri Senate Moves To Strengthen Right To Bear Arms

machine guns and sawed-off shotguns are attention getters at K.C. Police HQ. The 'streetsweeper\" is a shotgun that fires fully automatic.
Dan Verbeck KCUR

A Missouri Senate Committee has unanimously passed a proposed constitutional amendment that would expand the State Constitution’s right to bear arms. 

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Up to Date
10:07 am
Mon December 17, 2012

Is It Time To Talk About Gun Control?

A Bushmaster .223-caliber rifle was Adam Lanza's main weapon in his massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary which left 6 teachers and 20 first graders dead.
Wikipedia Commmons

It may be the tipping point: among the issues of discussion after Friday's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut: mental health and gun control.

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