February 2018

Gun Bill Advances to House Rules Committee!

Yesterday was a huge day for the Missouri Firearms Coalition as H.B. 1936, our bill to repeal deadly ‘Gun Free Zones,’ passed the first committee by a vote of 8-4! Committee members told MOFC staff that they had received hundreds of emails in support of this bill –- so thank you for taking action! Of course, this wasn’t a quick committee vote. Anti-gun lawmakers tried their best to ban bump

It's Getting Bad in Jeff City!

If you are a gun owner who is assuming that this gun control fever sweeping the country won’t affect you here in Missouri — we have bad news for you. That’s because yesterday, the Missouri House General Laws Committee heard a variety of gun control bills in committee, and while the committee hasn’t voted on them yet, the momentum in Jeff City is shifting. Our Political Director, Alexandra Salsman, was

To say that things in Jeff City are a hot mess right now is an understatement. With the Governor indicted and arrested last week, lawmakers seem to be in a daze as they try to figure out what to do with the rest of the legislative session. Last week, hundreds of Bloomberg-backed activists prowled the halls of the Capitol all in an effort to shut our bill down. Some lawmakers

Missouri Firearms Coalition's Letter to President Donald J. Trump

Contact: Alexandra Salsman Contact: (573) 338-4206 Email: [email protected] February 22, 2018   Nine State Gun Rights Organizations Oppose Obama-Style Gun Control Proposals! On election night in 2016, gun owners saw their dreams come true as Hillary Clinton was defeated and President Trump was elected, thanks in no small measure to the tireless efforts of grassroots gun owners. After eight years of fighting with President Obama’s Administration to defend our gun rights,

Stand-Your-Ground Law Under Attack in Jeff City!

If you ever wanted to know how emboldened the gun-grabbers are about their political prospects in 2018, State Rep. Pete Merideth’s brand new bill, H.B. 1733, will floor you. Under this legislation, Missouri’s Constitutional Carry Law — which you and I fought so hard for and ultimately passed in late 2016 — would be gone. Stand-Your-Ground, which was also passed as part of that bill, would be toast as well.