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The mayor of St. Louis, said on Wednesday, asking the Missouri legislature and the state to cancel Republican Governor in 2017, the law makes it legal for gun owners without a crime to carry a data set of weapons without a permit in the state, according to a report.
Mayor Lyda Krewson, a Democrat, told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, she asked Gov. Mike Parson, a Republican, to support the new legislation that would allow some cities and towns above a certain size — or at least St. Louis — require to concealed weapons permits. She added that a measure that would benefit, at least in part, the reversal of the 2017 law, the St. Louis Police Department and its officers.
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“This is for our police. Our police do not have the tools you need to become weapons of the street,” Krewson said of the newspaper on Wednesday. Krewson also brought the right to a monthly board planning meeting between St. Louis-area political leaders earlier this month. After the meeting, she told the Post-Dispatch, “you Have a permit to carry a weapon is not really a big issue. It is for our police officers.”
“With a permit to carry a weapon is not really a big issue. It is for our police officers.”
— St. Louis Mayor Lyda Krewson
Her comments Wednesday came a day after the pastor rejected a request by the Missouri Legislative Black to hold Caucus emergency legislative session to address gun violence after a bloody weekend in St. Louis that left three dead children within 48 hours. At least 13 children have been killed in shooting in St. Louis this year, as the city of a rising murder rate, the newspaper reported.
The pastor, who as a state senator to remove concealed carry requirements, not on whether or not he would work with Krewson, in the reversal of the 2017 articles of Association, namely Wednesday during a press conference that he will leave that up to the legislature. He said he would consider the allocation of resources from the Missouri State Highway Patrol to combat gun violence in St. Louis.
“I spoke with the mayor about this — we have to figure out some solutions for these children, shot in the streets of St. Louis and Kansas City or wherever it is, in the state of Missouri,” the pastor said. “We find all of the better our best game now on the right side to find a solution for this problem.”
“We have to find some solutions to these children shot in the streets of St. Louis and Kansas City or wherever it is, in the state of Missouri.”
— Missouri Gov. Mike Parson
The leader of the state GOP-run Senate not addressed propose to St. Louis gun violence on Monday, however, a viable solution to combat the problem.
“Of course, at any time, we are seeing an increase in this type of violence, it is a problem,” state Senate President Pro Tem Dave Schatz, a Republican, told the Post-dispatch. “But I don’t know if there’s anything on the horizon. I don’t know if anyone has the answer.”
Also Wednesday, the St. Louis comptroller slammed Krewson, for, allegedly, the Start of an emergency-crime-prevention delayed program in the city. To rent the city budget allocated $500,000 outside the organization to run, a ” crime prevention program under a one-year contract.
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“Only after a public outcry, the office of the mayor has been forced to address the people’s concerns … another week has passed, and the Comptroller Ofc has not received the order, for the healing of the violence of the” Comptroller Darlene Green writes on her personal Twitter account.
On Aug. 20, Krewson Comptroller Darlene Green, wrote to ask her office to bypass the city’s contract selection procedures and fast-track a contract for the healing of the violence, a Chicago-based non-profit crime reduction. Krewson’s office, said they submitted the proposed contract to the non-profit for the review and the wait for a response before he to the auditors.