Missouri House passes ‘Second Amendment Preservation Act’

February 4, 2021 | BY CAMERON GERBER | The Missouri Times | Source 

“JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — After two days of contention on the House floor, a bill proponents said would create additional protections for the right to bear arms is headed to the upper chamber.

HB 85, sponsored by Rep. Jered Taylor, creates the Second Amendment Preservation Act. The legislation would allow state gun laws to supersede federal regulations, including ones enacted after the bill’s effective date. The bill passed with an amendment that would also require those who knowingly deprive a Missouri citizen of those rights to be liable for redress for more than $50,000, including law enforcement. The bill included a severability clause, allowing the bill as a whole to survive if parts of it are invalidated.”


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