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A bill, filed yesterday by Representative Joshua Peters (D):

HB 2129

Establishes the “Preserving the Second Amendment Act”, which prohibits the possession of certain firearms in the city of St. Louis

[….]

SECOND REGULAR SESSION

HOUSE BILL NO. 2129

97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY

INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVES PETERS (Sponsor), NEWMAN, PACE, DUNN AND PIERSON (Co-sponsors).

6387H.01I   ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk

AN ACT

To amend chapter 571, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to the protecting the second amendment act, with a penalty provision.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:

           Section A. Chapter 571, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 571.520, to read as follows:

           571.520. 1. This section shall be known and may be cited as the “Protecting the Second Amendment Act”.

           2. No person residing in a city not within a county shall own, possess, manufacture, transport, repair, or sell:

           (1) A shotgun;

           (2) A short-barreled or sawed-off rifle;

           (3) An automatic handgun; or

           (4) A flamethrower. For purposes of this section, the term “flamethrower” shall mean a mechanical incendiary device designed to project a long controllable stream of fire.

           3. The metropolitan police department of a city not within a county shall develop and institute a surrender process whereby the firearms prohibited in subsection 2 of this section may be surrendered to the metropolitan police department. The metropolitan police department of a city not within a county shall relinquish all firearms surrendered under this subsection to the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

           4. Any person violating the provisions of subsection 2 of this section shall be guilty of a class A felony.

[emphasis in original]

No flamethrowers? Thus leaving us all defenseless from the coming zombie apocalypse…