Barbara Shelly

August 1, 2014 4:20 PM

Cheers to the KC City Council and its open carry ban

Bravo to the Kansas City Council for its unanimous vote banning open carry of firearms in city limits.The prohibition may not survive for more than a few weeks if the Missouri General Assembly manages to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a bill that broadens gun rights and tramples local control. But it is an effective statement and a pre-emptive show of defiance.

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