Steve Paul

March 7, 2014 4:35 PM

For Mayor Sly James, the issue of drunks and guns presented a ‘High Noon’ moment

It was something of a “High Noon” moment when Mayor Sly James drew the line. Should drunk people be allowed to carry firearms? The state says yes, and a city attorney advised that Kansas City’s law must comply. But when it came time to vote, James rebelled, leading a 7-6 City Council tally to defy the state over a ridiculous law.

Related content

Comments

Videos

More Videos

Truckers are looking out for sex trafficking 02:02

Truckers are looking out for sex trafficking

Mother who took her kids to Oregon standoff reacts after state takes custody of them 00:55

Mother who took her kids to Oregon standoff reacts after state takes custody of them

Raw video: Police chase kidnapping suspect 00:43

Raw video: Police chase kidnapping suspect

Graphic content: Dashcam video captures Grandview officer saving life of driver after dramatic crash 03:21

Graphic content: Dashcam video captures Grandview officer saving life of driver after dramatic crash

Surveillance video: Angry bus rider confronts KCATA supervisor 01:01

Surveillance video: Angry bus rider confronts KCATA supervisor

Jackson County chief medical examiner tells why she likes her job 01:36

Jackson County chief medical examiner tells why she likes her job

Graphic Content: Officer subdues man who refuses orders 00:46

Graphic Content: Officer subdues man who refuses orders

Graphic Content: Parking violation leads to stun gun use 01:24

Graphic Content: Parking violation leads to stun gun use

Graphic Content: Officer resigns following Taser incident 02:49

Graphic Content: Officer resigns following Taser incident

Graphic Content: Stun gun incident results in officer's indictment 01:16

Graphic Content: Stun gun incident results in officer's indictment

Share Video

Editor's Choice Videos