The only reason that we really like this story is because it brings up uncomfortable disagreements amongst the right-wing . . .
Many far right conservatives cling to their gun rights dearly and despise anyone who might even suggest a limit to their freedom. However these same folks typically support police without question. On this issue they're forced to part ways with lawmen and tacitly admit that even the strongest political alliances often need to be re-calibrated.
The pros call this feeling "cognitive dissonance" and its usually directed outside the GOP party tent toward anyone who would highlight the inherent and very real dispute.
Here's a better summary . . .
Two groups that represent nearly 60 Missouri police chiefs want to make changes to the Second Amendment Preservation Act. The bill blocks local law enforcement from implementing federal gun laws. Law enforcement agencies have been raising concerns since the law was introduced last year.
“I understand what the purpose of the statute is. We just need clarification and try to fix some things in the language,” said Blue Springs Police Chief Bob Muenz, president of Missouri Police Chiefs Association.
The Missouri law holds police departments responsible for paying $50,000 if someone’s Second Amendment rights are violated.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. - Multiple attempts to change a new gun law have failed, but now there's another push from dozens of Missouri police chiefs. Two groups that represent nearly 60 Missouri police chiefs want to make changes to the Second Amendment Preservation Act. The bill blocks local law enforcement from implementing federal gun laws.