Show-Me 2nd Amendment Debate Over Proposed STL Gun Crackdown

A war of words that likely won't matter on local streets . . .

Echoing his hand-picked attorney general’s position, Parson questioned the constitutionality of the mayor’s plan as well as whether a prohibition on high-powered weapons would have any effect on crime.

“Governor Parson is a strong and proud supporter of the Second Amendment and does not support any measure that he views weakens Missourians’ right to bear arms,” spokesman Johnathan Shiflett said Wednesday.

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Just hours after St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones announced plans for new gun legislation Tuesday, the Missouri Attorney General fired back and said her office is "on notice."

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