Skip to comments.MO Democrat Proposes Gun Ban, 90 Days to Turn in 'Assault Weapons'
Posted on 02/14/2013 3:23:03 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
Missouri Democrat state Rep. Rory Ellinger has put forth H.B. 545, which would ban "assault weapons" and many semi-automatic pistols. It would give owners of said weapons 90 days to either turn them in or get them out of the state.
After 90 days, those in possession of such weapons would face class "C" felony charges.
The legislation defines an "assault weapon" as a rifle with a detachable magazine and any "one or more of the following: a pistol grip or thumbhole stock... protruding grip that can be held by nontrigger hand, a folding or telescoping stock, [or] a shroud attached to the barrel" that protects the shooter from being burned from the heat of barrel.
The legislation also bans semi-automatic pistols with a fixed magazine capable of holding more than 10 rounds or a detachable magazine and "one or more of the following" features: "a protruding grip," "a folding stock," or "a shroud attached to the barrel" that protects the shooter from being burned from the heat of the barrel...
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Rory Ellinger (born June 13, 1941 in St. Louis, MO) is a Missouri lawyer and politician. He serves as the Representative for Pagedale, University City and Wellston in St. Louis County (District 72) in the Missouri House of Representatives. He was elected to his first two-year term in November 2010 on the Democratic Party ticket.
In the 1960s, Rep. Ellinger was a staffer for Young Christian Student Movement, a progressive Christian group in Chicago that worked with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.; Rep. Ellinger also served as a bodyguard for Dr. King and went to jail with him. He also served as University of Missouri - Columbia chapter president of the Students for a Democratic Society. He received a Bachelor of Arts in history from University of Missouri Kansas City in 1963, a Master of Arts in history from University of Missouri - Columbia, and his Juris Doctor from University of Missouri Kansas City.
Rep. Ellinger, founder of Ellinger & Associates (a general practice firm located in O'Fallon, MO), is married to Linda Locke, a business leader and president of Reputaré Consulting. He has two children, Maggie and Martin Ellinger-Locke. Maggie is a 2011 graduate of City University of New York School of Law and is a criminal defense attorney based in St. Louis, MO. She received her Bachelor of Arts in ecofeminism from Antioch College in 2005. She is notable for her legal support to the Occupy St. Louis movement, as well as her involvement with many other progressive causes. She is a member of the radical labor union Industrial Workers of the World. Martin is a former Peace Corps volunteer and is currently working for James Hardie Building Products as a transportation analyst. Rep. Ellinger is a member of The Ethical Society of St. Louis.
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That will go over real good in MO I’m sure.
Sounds like another Westboro Baptist Church operation oozing up from the Democrat party.
I’ll give them up when Rory Ellinger can pry them out of my hands. You and me, Rory, you treasonous SOB. Molon Labe.
DOMESTIC ENEMY !
I know a tyrant. What ends up happening to every tyrant?
What Good Can a Handgun Do Against An Army?
Someone needs to amend, or add another bill requiring the tyrants collect all weapons not surrendered personally.
I want to see the day when all tyrants are personally collected.
Was that aimed at me? I spent two tours on the Korean DMZ, which I assure you is nothing like an armchair.
Hey Rory, I have a much simpler plan. Let’s give you 90 days to denounce you citizenship and get the f#$% out of our Country!
Anti American Puke.
Art 1, Section 23. Right to keep and bear armsexception.Looks like the MO constitution doesn't agree.
That the right of every citizen to keep and bear arms in defense of his home, person and property, or when lawfully summoned in aid of the civil power, shall not be questioned; but this shall not justify the wearing of concealed weapons.
Of course I'd bet it would also violate other sections of that article: freedom from unreasonable search, prohibition of retroactive/retrospective law, prohibition of immutable immunities (think of the police exception I'm sure is there).
I almost find myself hoping one of the liberal bastion States actually passes a bill like this. It would be interesting to see how it went when they decided to start enforcing it on all the newly created "felons".
I’m afraid we will find out. In fact NY already did pass worse than this.