Missouri bill aims to block federal law if Biden administration clamps down on guns


JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOX) - A local lawmaker is preparing to defend the 2nd Amendment in case President Joe Biden's administration clamps down on gun laws.

State Senator Bill Eigel of St. Charles County is promoting a bill in Jefferson City to preserve gun rights if the federal government adds restrictions. The bill, SB 39, was introduced by State Senator Eric Burlison and would create the "Second Amendment Preservation Act", which would nullify any new firearms restrictions from the federal government in Missouri.

"Some laws declared invalid under this act include certain taxes, certain registration and tracking laws, certain prohibitions on the possession, ownership,