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Posted on February 12, 2014
Last night, during debate on Senate Bill 613, anti-gun Senator Jamilah Nasheed (D-5) was able to attach an anti-gun provision to SB 613. As previously reported, this anti-gun language was introduced as legislation in January that was originally contained in Senate Bill 556 and Senate Bill 565, both sponsored by Senator Nasheed. This modified anti-gun language would require every person to report the theft of a firearm they possess to a local law enforcement agency. Any missing firearm must be reported within 72 hours of the time he or she knew or “reasonably should have known” that the firearm had been stolen.
Those who are unable to report a lost or stolen firearm within this arbitrary amount of time, would be subject to penalties including: a $1,000 fine, Class A misdemeanor and the loss of their Right to Carry Permit. Victims of gun theft should not be punished further by being prosecuted for such a “crime.” Police resources should be focused on finding the real criminals responsible, not further victimizing those who have had not only their belongings stolen, but their sense of security and privacy as well.
Your NRA-ILA has opposed this anti-gun legislation nationally for years. It seeks to create a de-facto gun owner registry as well as place unknown civil liabilities on the gun owner. Law-abiding gun owners should not be made a victim twice.
Action on this legislation is expected IMMEDIATELY in the Missouri Senate.
Please call your state Senator NOW and urge them to vote “NO” on SB 613. Contact information for your state Senator can be found here or below.
Senator Dan Brown (R-16)(573) 751-5713 Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal (D-14)(573) 751-4106 Senator Mike Cunningham (R-33)(573) 751-1882 Senator S. Kiki Curls (D-9)(573) 751-3158 Senator Tom Dempsey (R-23)(573) 751-1141 Senator Bob Dixon (R-30)(573) 751-2583 Senator Ed Emery (R-31)(573) 751-2108 Senator Jason Holsman (D-7)(573) 751-6607 Senator Jolie Justus (D-10)(573) 751-2788 Senator Joseph Keaveny (D-4)(573) 751-3599 Senator Mike Kehoe (R-6)(573) 751-2076 Senator Will Kraus (R-8)(573) 751-1464 Senator Brad Lager (R-12)(573) 751-1415 Senator John T. Lamping (R-24)(573) 751-2514 Senator Paul LeVota (D-11)(573) 751-3074 Senator Doug Libla (R-25)(573) 751-4843 Senator Brian Munzlinger (R-18)(573) 751-7985 Senator Jamilah Nasheed (D-5)(573) 751-4415 Senator Brian Nieves (R-26)(573) 751-3678 Senator Mike Parson (R-28)(573) 751-8793 Senator David Pearce (R-21)(573) 751-2272 Senator Ron Richard (R-32)(573) 751-2173 Senator Gary Romine (R-3)(573) 751-4008 Senator Scott Rupp (R-2)(573) 751-1282 Senator David Sater (R-29)(573) 751-1480 Senator Rob Schaaf (R-34)(573) 751-2183 Senator Kurt Schaefer (R-19)(573) 751-3931 Senator Eric Schmitt (R-15)(573) 751-2853 Senator Scott Sifton (D-1)(573) 751-0220 Senator Ryan Silvey (R-17)(573) 751-5282 Senator Wayne Wallingford (R-27)(573) 751-2459 Senator Gina Walsh (D-13)(573) 751-2420 Senator Jay Wasson (R-20)(573) 751-1503
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