Government & Politics

June 28, 2014

Concerned about nervous tourists, Lake Ozark is banning the open carry of firearms

The vote by the board of aldermen has put the town squarely in the middle of a national debate on gun rights. Although less than a month old, the ordinance could soon become moot. A bill passed by Missouri lawmakers would void any local ordinance that prohibits openly carrying a firearm by anyone with a valid concealed carry permit. It currently awaits action by Gov. Jay Nixon.

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