On Tuesday, Attorney General Chris Koster gave members of the Missouri General Assembly a lesson in the law. In a four-page memo distributed to every lawmaker, Mr. Koster, a Democrat, described in detail the unintended consequences of House Bill 436, the so-called Second Amendment Preservation Act, which seeks to nullify more than a century of federal gun laws. Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed the bill, but lawmakers plan to try to override that veto when they return to the Capitol next week.
WHAT OTHERS SAY: Missouri lawmakers can stand against gun bill or against Constitution
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