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Missouri: De-facto Gun Owner Registry Legislation Moving In Missouri Senate! Call Your Senators NOW!

Wednesday, 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 ownerLaw-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.

 

Missouri Senate:

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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