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MO Senate committee fails to pass anti-red flag law bill

An anti-red flag bill has died today in a Missouri Senate committee. 

The bill would have prevented guns being taken away from anyone as a result of a court order or federal protection order. 

The Missouri Senate General Laws Committee voted 3-3 today, with Republican Lincoln Hough, of Springfield, joining Democrats and voting against the plan. 

Hough says voting on the bill is “disheartening”, given a deadly Nashville school shooting on Monday. 

Bill sponsor, State Senator Bill Eigel says today is a “dark day” for Second Amendment supporters.

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