Gun responsibility

Tuesday, March 9, 2004

The Kansas City Star

Missourians hoping for outright rejection of concealed guns from the state Supreme Court unfortunately didn't get it. ...

Unless more legal actions succeed in stopping concealed carry, the responsibility to reduce risks from guns has been passed on to those Missourians who seek permits. ...

No reliable study has conclusively proved that concealed weapon laws benefit the community. Crime rates are falling, even in states without concealed carry. ...

Missouri lawmakers ignored the risks when they passed this bad law and ignored the wishes of voters, who earlier turned down concealed carry. ...

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