Gun Rights

Missouri’s Senator Josh Hawley, Representative Smith introduce “Military Right to Carry Act”

Missouri U.S. Senator Josh Hawley Congressman Jason Smith introduced twin legislation in the Senate and House of Representatives to allow active-duty military servicemembers to renew their concealed carry permits by mail when they are stationed outside of their home state. The proposed law would also punish a state that does not participate by reducing its […]

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Missouri Attorney General files brief regarding McCloskey case defending second amendment rights

Following earlier charges issued, Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed a brief in the case of Mark and Patricia McCloskey supporting the Castle Doctrine law and seeking the dismissal of those charges recently filed by the Circuit Attorney’s Office.   “The right to keep and bear arms is given the highest level of protection in […]

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Audio: Senator Hawley calls for federal probe of top St. Louis prosecutor in case of armed couple

U.S. Senator Josh Hawley, R-Missouri, wants a federal investigation launched in the case about a St. Louis couple who pointed guns at protesters last month. He has sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General William Barr accusing St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner of abusing her power. He says Gardner’s unacceptable abuse of power has […]

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After budgeted expenses in 2019, Livingston County Sheriff’s Department returns $137,000 to county officials

Livingston County Sheriff Steve Cox reports his office remained within all approved budgets for 2019 and returned an amount of money to the county. The Livingston County Clerk’s Expenditure Report from December 31st indicates the total spent for all 2019 sheriff’s office budgets was $1,452,061. The total of all budgeted sheriff’s office funds returned to […]

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Open carry no longer allowed at Missouri Walmart and Sam’s Club stores

(Missourinet) – State law allows open carry without a permit, but Walmart and Sam’s Club stores in Missouri will no longer allow customers to open carry guns in their stores unless the shoppers are law enforcement officers. Walmart says it will also stop selling handgun ammunition and ammunition it says is commonly used in assault-style […]

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Trenton City Council agenda to include residential trash collection bids

The Trenton City Council will consider an ordinance at a meeting next week regarding an engineer-consultant agreement. The meeting will be held at Trenton City Hall on Monday night, February 11th at 7 o’clock. An ordinance to be considered would approve a second amendment on an agreement with Environmental Specialty Solutions, Incorporated of Kansas City […]

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Chillicothe City Council approves ordinance amending employment agreement with City Administrator

The Chillicothe City Council approved an ordinance in an executive session Monday night which authorized a second amendment to the employment agreement with City Administrator Darin Chappel. The ordinance amended part of the employment agreement regarding health, disability, and life insurance benefits. The agreement now says that Chillicothe will provide health, hospitalization, surgical, and comprehensive […]

Gun Rights

Audio: Gun rights advocates rally at Missouri Capitol with unloaded rifles

Gun rights advocates are gathered in Jefferson City on Saturday. Alisa Nelson with Missourinet files this report.     About 100 gun rights supporters were expected to be at the Missouri Capitol Saturday in Jefferson City with unloaded rifles. Rallies were being held at 45 state Capitols last weekend to bring attention to Second Amendment […]