UPDATE: Gun advocates rally as Missouri House approves legislation

Thursday, April 18, 2013 | 7:34 p.m. CDT; updated 8:16 p.m. CDT, Thursday, April 18, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY — Several hundred gun-rights advocates rallied at the state Capitol on Thursday as the Missouri House passed a bill that would greatly expand who can legally carry a weapon and allow certain school personnel to carry concealed weapons on school grounds.