Missouri lawmakers want to nullify federal gun limits

Thursday, January 17, 2013 | 10:36 a.m. CST; updated 7:42 p.m. CST, Thursday, January 17, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY — President Barack Obama's call for greater gun restrictions was met with opposition Wednesday in the Missouri legislature, where Republicans rallied behind measures attempting to nullify any federal ban on semi-automatic weapons and make criminals out of federal agents who would try to enforce it.