Missouri House bill would make proposing gun control illegal

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 | 5:57 p.m. CST; updated 12:51 p.m. CST, Wednesday, February 20, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY — A Missouri lawmaker is proposing to send colleagues to prison for introducing gun control legislation — a plan that even its sponsor acknowledges has no chance of passage but nonetheless highlights the increasingly strident tone of gun measures in Missouri's generally pro-gun legislature.