St. Louis Official Wants To Ban Guns In Parks As ‘Child Care Facilities’
By Tom Knighton
The state of Missouri isn’t a gun control state by any stretch of the imagination. Even so, there are a few rules in place like you’ll find in almost every other state in the country. For better or worse, such is the state of the country.
However, within any state, you’ll have people who will try to manipulate the rules in place to have the meaning most convenient to their personal cause. In the cast of an anti-gun lawmaker, the broadest possible interpretation of a gun control law would be the prime example.
You know, people who try stuff like this.
A move is underway at City Hall to designate St. Louis parks as child care facilities so they’re exempt from a Missouri law allowing people to carry concealed firearms without permits and training.
A bill to be introduced Friday by Alderman Cara Spencer, D-20th Ward, also would require signs explaining the gun prohibition to be posted at all park entrances, parking areas, playgrounds and sports fields.
“It’s time to push the envelope here,” Spencer said Thursday. “The state Legislature doesn’t understand the level of gun violence here.”
Oh no, they understand it quite well. They just know that idiotic stunts like this …Read the Rest
Source:: Bearing Arms