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Pun intended. The one about ignoring the elephant.

Governor Mike Parson (r) [2018 file photo].

The Missouri General Assembly was called into a special today by Governor Mike Parson (r) to address used auto taxes (seriously). The Democratic Party minority in the House filed a few bills:

100th General Assembly, 1st Extraordinary Session

HB2 Green, Alan 2563H.01I – Prohibits the sale of an assault weapon to a person under the age of 21.

HB3 Green, Alan 2540H.02I – Establishes the “Extreme Risk Protection Order Act”

HB4 Green, Alan 2562H.01I – Requires the department of public safety to commission a study on gun violence in the state of Missouri

HB5 Lavender, Deb 2541H.01I – Modifies orders of protection by adding provisions that allow the confiscation of firearms from individuals a court deems to be a danger to themselves or others

HB6 Price, Wiley 2533H.01I – Establishes the offense of unlawfully storing a firearm in the presence of a child

HB7 Bland Manlove, Ashley 2566H.01I – Requires that all sales or transfers of ammunition be processed through a licensed firearms dealer

HB9 Brown, Richard 2554H.01I – Repeals provisions that prohibit political subdivisions from adopting orders, ordinances, or regulations relating to firearms

HB10 Bangert, Gretchen 2556H.01I – Modifies provisions relating to the transport and storage of firearms

HB11 Merideth, Peter 2542H.01I – Changes the laws regarding firearms

HB13 Brown, Richard 2535H.01I – Modifies the offense of unlawful possession of a firearm

HB14 Washington, Barbara 2557H.01I – Adds public libraries to the list of places CCW permit holders are not authorized to carry concealed weapons

HB18 Mackey, Ian 2551H.01I – Specifies that the seller of a firearm must verify the age of the purchaser.

HB19 Mackey, Ian 2539H.01I – Establishes extreme risk protection orders and gun violence seizure warrants and prohibits certain persons involved in domestic violence from possessing a firearm

HB20 Beck, Doug 2536H.01I – Modifies the offenses of unlawful transfer of weapons and unlawful possession of a firearm

HB21 Morgan, Judy 2547H.01I – Requires a firearm owner to report lost or stolen firearms

HB22 Merideth, Peter 2573H.01I – Establishes the “Community Police Tax Credit”

HB23 Razer, Greg 2543H.01I – Requires that all sales or transfers of firearms be processed through a licensed firearms dealer

HB24 Washington, Barbara 2553H.01I – Makes it a class C felony to manufacture, import, possess, purchase, sell, or transfer any assault weapon or large capacity magazine

HB25 Appelbaum, LaDonna 2560H.01I – Creates a civil penalty for businesses who sell or produce high capacity magazines

HB26 Appelbaum, LaDonna 2559H.01I – Creates a civil penalty for possession of a large capacity magazine

HB28 Windham, Kevin 2576H.02I – Establishes a firearm registry under the management of the Attorney General

HCR1 Windham, Kevin 2577H.01I – Urges the United States Congress to repeal the Firearm Owners Protection Act, 18 U.S.C. Section 926

HJR1 Merideth, Peter 2544H.01I – Proposes a constitutional amendment to require a background check for all firearm transfers of ownership and to require a permit to conceal carry a firearm

Representative Deb Lavender (D) [2019 file photo].

Representative Ashley Bland Manlove (D) [2019 file photo].

Representative Richard Brown (D) [2019 file photo].

Rep. Judy Morgan (D) [2016 file photo].

Representative Greg Razer (D) [2019 file photo].