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Eric Schmitt
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Associated Press
November 21, 2019 - 10:01 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Republican legislators and Republican Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Tuesday laid out legislative priorities for 2020 aimed at fighting violent urban crime, but they made it clear that those priorities don’t include stricter gun laws. Legislative leaders said they’ll...
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Gun manufacturer and dealer in Illinois
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Digital Content Producer
October 15, 2019 - 5:01 pm
ST. LOUIS (KFTK) — Gun dealers would have to tell St. Louis police whenever somebody trying to buy a gun in the city fails the background check, under a bill passed unanimously out of a committee in the Board of Aldermen, according to our partner station KMOX . If passed into law, the bill is...
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Dick's Sporting Goods
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Digital Content Producer
October 08, 2019 - 5:13 pm
(KFTK) — While a handful of U.S. retailers have voluntarily stopped selling firearms in the wake of recent mass shootings, Dick's Sporting Goods has taken the action one step further: The head of the company says they've destroyed their inventory of assault-style rifles — for a loss of $5 million...
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Associated Press
September 26, 2019 - 5:05 pm
The number of AR-15 and AK-47s in the U.S. is estimated at a staggering 16 million, creating logistical challenges to take them out of circulation.
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Digital Content Producer
September 20, 2019 - 8:41 am
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP/KFTK) - Proponents of gun control laws on Thursday received support from an unexpected source: the Colt gun manufacturing company. In a surprise announcement, Colt officials revealed they're no longer going to produce rifles for the civilian market, and instead will focus...
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Digital Content Producer
September 13, 2019 - 7:59 am
WASHINGTON (KFTK/AP) - If elected president, Beto O'Rourke will make sure military-style guns aren't in the hands of the American people. Speaking at Thursday's third Democratic debate, the former Texas congressman announced his support for a mandatory gun buy-back program for weapons "designed to...
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Digital Content Producer
September 06, 2019 - 8:32 am
ST. LOUIS (KFTK/AP) - After a series of mass shootings in other parts of the country, St. Louis-based Schnucks Markets is asking customers to refrain from openly carrying guns inside its grocery stores. Walmart, Walgreens, CVS and Kroger are among other U.S. retailers with similar requests of their...
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Associated Press
August 30, 2019 - 7:57 am
CHICAGO (AP) — A U.S. appeals court Thursday upheld an assault weapons ban that covers Chicago and the rest of Cook County, Illinois, saying guns rights advocates provided no compelling reason why it should diverge from a previous ruling upholding a similar ban in a Chicago suburb. The 7th U.S...
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The Marc Cox Morning Show
August 29, 2019 - 8:31 am
Taking away guns from law abiding citizens isn’t going to solve the violence problem in the city. Local leaders in St. Louis are looking for easy solutions, low hanging fruit. Anyone willing to open fire at other humans has been raised wrong. They are lacking basic human decency. They are criminals...
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