Like it or not, CCW remains the law of the land, now even more so . . . Check the links and maybe tell us how you think this might make KCMO better or worse. We'll re-post any of the more insightful comments. Or just a bit of context for late night reading on the topic of rampant American gun violence for better but mostly worse:
Passage in the Senate would almost certainly require 60 votes to overcome a Democratic filibuster, and although several Democrats have expressed support in the past, the climb for the N.R.A. will be steep. The Senate Judiciary Committee debated its own response to the shootings in Texas and Nevada on Wednesday and appeared willing to move forward with a background check bill.
GOP-led House passes bill making it easier for gun owners to carry concealed weapons across state lines
Republicans rammed a bill through the House on Wednesday that would make it easier for gun owners to legally carry concealed weapons across state lines, the first significant action on guns in Congress since mass shootings in Nevada and Texas killed more than 80 people. The House approved the bill, 231-198, largely along party lines.
The House on Wednesday passed a bill that allows gun owners to carry concealed weapons across state lines. The bill, which the National Rifle Association has called its "highest legislative priority," passed by a 231-198 vote. But the fate of the bill remains uncertain.
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