Missouri lawmakers back away from showdown over nullification of federal gun-control laws

  • by: DAVID A. LIEB , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 12, 2013 - 9:39 AM

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Missouri legislators who appeared locked and loaded for a high-stakes fight with U.S. officials over gun-control policies backed away from a showdown at the last moment by sustaining a veto of a bill attempting to invalidate certain federal firearms laws.

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