On May 5 the Missouri legislature overwhelmingly passed right-to-carry legislation, but Gov. Holden has threatened a veto. "A Holden veto would not only be bad for Missourians and bad for the governor politically; it also would be bad for the Democratic Party. I was the 1998 Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress in Missouri`s 2nd district. My grandfather Charles Ross was President Truman`s press secretary. I know what I`m talking about: Many people see the right to protect themselves and their families as their single most important civil right. When Democrats oppose this civil right, they are working to marginalize the Democratic Party," writes John Ross.
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