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Democrats hope to put gun safety measure on ballot following Kansas City mass shooting

Posted on AllSides February 19th, 2024
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Republicans are shelving bills allowing concealed weapons in churches and exempting firearms from sales tax to avoid a public “freak out” in the wake of Wednesday’s mass shooting during the Kansas City Chiefs’ Super Bowl celebration, Missouri House Democrats said Monday. During his weekly news conference Monday, House Majority Leader Jonathan Patterson, a Lee’s Summit Republican, said the bills have merit but are opposed by Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas. Democratic leader Crystal Quade of Springfield, at a press conference calling for stricter gun laws, said GOP leaders are worried...

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