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  1. Gun-control group calls Kansas laws 'craziest' in US

    Gun-control group calls Kansas laws 'craziest' in US
    The Associated Press

    WICHITA | A national gun-control group has named Kansas as one of four states to receive its "Craziest Gun Laws" award because of a new measure the organization says allows guns in the state's schools.

    The Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence issued its annual ranking of gun laws earlier this month. Kansas, Virginia, Utah and Florida received the group's "Craziest Gun Laws" award.

    The Wichita Eagle reports state and local officials say a bill signed by Gov. Sam Brownback last month clarifies Kansas law, but doesn't change it.

    The new measure prevents concealed-carry permit holders from taking guns into any building that posts no-gun signs on its doors.

    The Brady group says that might allow guns inside schools that don't post the signs.

  3. The Kansas law says that carrying in schools, churches etc. is prohibited as long as its posted according to the law. Even if it is posted properly and you are caught carrying there (which you shouldn't be because its concealed) its a $50 fine. Missouri law is just as "crazy" really stating that if you are caught carrying into a prohibited place, it is not a criminal violation but you may be asked to leave. If you don't leave and police are summoned, it is still not a criminal violation but a $100 fine. Bottom line is concealed carry holders aren't the ones to worry about. Its been said time and time again but criminals aren't going to follow the posted signs.
    Section 571-107 Endorsement does not authorize conceale

    Kansas Penalty
    (c)(1) It shall be a violation of this section to carry a concealed handgun in violation of any restriction or prohibition
    allowed by subsection (a) or (b) if the premises are posted in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the
    attorney general pursuant to subsection (f). Any person who violates this section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor
    punishable by a fine of: (A) not more than $50 dollars for the first offense;

    Missouri penalty
    2. Carrying of a concealed firearm in a location specified in subdivisions (1) to (17) of subsection 1 of this section by any individual who holds a concealed carry endorsement issued pursuant to sections 571.101 to 571.121 shall not be a criminal act but may subject the person to denial to the premises or removal from the premises. If such person refuses to leave the premises and a peace officer is summoned, such person may be issued a citation for an amount not to exceed one hundred dollars for the first offense.

  4. #3
    Ah! They should enact a law like that here in Texas gumnabit!

  5. #4
    As far as I am concerned, keeping lawful gun owners from carrying in schools is STUPID!!!!! Do you think the bad guys are going to leave their gun in the car when they went there to cause harm??? I DON'T GET IT. Criminals are called criminals because they DISOBEY LAWS!!

  6. #5
    As far as I am concerned, if the Brady bunch is down on them, the state of Kansas is doing things right.

  7. #6
    Quote Originally Posted by Oldgrunt View Post
    As far as I am concerned, if the Brady bunch is down on them, the state of Kansas is doing things right.
    Well said.

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