A preview of the week ahead . . .
Locals remain mired in a ridiculous circular gun control argument . . .
Strident progressives blame guns for crime whilst many conservatives argue in favor of firearm freedom in order to protect families from the danger of heavily-armed urban denizens.
Meanwhile, most voters realize that ALL OF THIS IS MERELY POLITICAL THEATER designed to confuse low IQ voters and stall any real progress on solutions.
Here's an apt summary of the ongoing court fight . . .
A lower court judge rejected the challenge to the law brought by St. Louis city and county and Kansas City officials last August, but officials appealed to the higher court.
The gun law has drawn strong opposition from a number of police departments across the state, and federal law enforcement officials have said it hampers criminal investigations and hurts cooperation between federal and local investigators.
The cities say in their appeal that the law could also prevent state and local officers from participating in important task forces with federal officials.
State officials who are defending the law argue that it is necessary to prevent federal officials from trying to enforce new gun control measures.
Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com news link . . .
ST. LOUIS - The Missouri Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Monday over whether a new state law forbidding local law enforcement from enforcing federal gun laws is constitutional.
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President Joe Biden attempted to send a strong signal Thursday that his administration recognizes the danger posed by violent crime in the United States, but some lawmakers and experts are not convinced the measures he proposed will have much immediate impact. “Enough is enough,” Biden said at an event with New York City Mayor Eric Adams, New York Gov.
With violent crime increasing over the last two years, Americans want a solution. But President Joe Biden constantly frames violent crime as only a gun problem. Again, it was the sole focus of Biden's speech in New York City on Thursday. Even when he mentions police or prosecutors, it was in terms of enforcing gun control laws.
President Joe Biden visited New York City on Thursday after a spate of headline-grabbing violent crimes, hoping to turn the politically fraught issue of crime into a new focus on combating gun violence.
While President Joe Biden vowed to stem the growing market in "ghost guns," the man who invented untraceable 3D printable weapons said he's selling as many as 55 a week. "I expect that to keep going," declares Cody Wilson, 34, the former law student and registered sex offender whose exploits once earned him the title of one of the most dangerous people on the internet.
The Biden administration on Thursday announced a slew of measures aimed at cutting down on gun violence, including a new Justice Department effort specifically cracking down on the use of ghost guns.
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