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Constitutional Carry Comes to Missouri!

Constitutional Carry Comes to Missouri!

Missouri becomes the 11th state to allow “constitutional carry,” allowing people to carry concealed firearms without a permit! On Wednesday, the Missouri state senate used parliamentary maneuvers to end a Democrat filibuster and force a vote to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of SB656, a bill written to eliminate the permit requirements for concealed carry.…

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CCW Saves Family From Attacker

CCW Saves Family From Attacker

“You're lucky he has a gun.” These words must have been chilling to the Claxton family of Springfield, Missouri on the evening of January 3rd.  Katie Claxton, her husband Matt, and their four children were at a gas station when they were approached by a man armed with a large knife. Noting his erratic behavior,…

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Concealed Carry Permit Reciprocity Changes 8/12/2015

Concealed Carry Permit Reciprocity Changes 8/12/2015

We've seen quite a few changes with reciprocity and recognition by states this week. We have updated our Concealed Carry Maps to reflect all of the changes but also wanted to put out an article so that everyone is aware of the changes. First off, Minnesota recently changed their law to recognized concealed carry permits…

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Missouri Lowers Carry Permit Age to 21

Missouri Lowers Carry Permit Age to 21

Younger Missouri residents will be allowed to get a permit for a concealed gun in Missouri under legislation signed yesterday by Gov. Jay Nixon, but he rejected other bills dealing with elections. In all, Nixon signed 22 bills into law and vetoed seven. Among the highest-profile bills signed into law was the concealed gun measure.…

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Missouri Town Votes to Expand Their Carry Rights

Missouri Town Votes to Expand Their Carry Rights

The Willard Board of Aldermen is considering an ordinance that would allow the mayor, council members, department heads and other specific employees to carry concealed guns on city property as long as they have a current conceal and carry permit. "We've had threats," explained Mayor Tom Keltner, who says he has a permit to carry…

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Some in St. Louis Area Carry Guns Openly to Affirm Fights

Some in St. Louis Area Carry Guns Openly to Affirm Fights

Steve Randall strolled into the Starbucks at Mid Rivers Mall Drive and Mexico Road one recent Thursday evening wearing his Glock 21C pistol in a holster at his side. Randall's imposing height and short haircut might have led some to believe he was a police officer. Perhaps they were too busy to notice the gun…

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Missouri General Assembly Lowers Minimum Carry Age to 21

Missouri General Assembly Lowers Minimum Carry Age to 21

Legislation dropping the minimum age to procure a conceal and carry permit is awaiting Gov. Jay Nixon’s signature. Under current law, Missourians who are 23 and older can receive a conceal and carry permit. Rep. Jeanie Riddle’s legislation—which passed on the last day of the General Assembly’s session—would lower that minimum age to 21. Read…

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