MO 2A Preservation Act
Appealed to MO Supreme Court
(Protecting the 2A From Infringement)

By Dean Weingarten. Feb 13, 2022

A challenge to the Missouri Second Amendment Protection Act (SAPA) by St Louis and Jackson Counties failed in Circuit court. It is being appealed to the Missouri Supreme Court.

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In Missouri, Second Amendment advocates have spent years developing a state law to aid in protecting the Second Amendment right to arms from federal overreach. In June of 2021, the Second Amendment Protection Act (SAPA) became law and went into effect. From

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (June 12, 2021) – After eight years of tireless effort by dedicated grassroots activists, today Missouri ended state and local enforcement of a wide range of federal gun control measures; past, present and future. With Gov. Mike Parson's signature on the Second Amendment Preservation Act (SAPA), Missouri took an important step toward ending federal acts that infringe on the right to keep and bear arms within the state.

Opponents of SAPA claim the law "nullifies" federal law. It does nothing of the sort. Instead, the State of Missouri refuses to allow its resources to be used by the federal government to enforce laws which it defines as infringing on Second Amendment rights. This is not nullification; it is the long standing doctrine embraced by the United States Supreme Court over numerous cases, of anti-commandeering.

The United States Government does not have the Constitutional authority to force states to use their resources to enforce federal law. .....


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