From Missouri Digital News: https://mdn.org
MDN Menu

MDN Home

Journalist's Creed

Print

MDN Help

MDN.ORG: Missouri Digital News
MDN Menu

MDN Home

Journalist's Creed

Print

MDN Help

MDN.ORG Mo. Digital News Missouri Digital News MDN.ORG: Mo. Digital News MDN.ORG: Missouri Digital News
Lobbyist Money Help  

2nd Ammendment Rally Draws Smaller Crowd Than Normal

February 25, 2004
By: Darryl Franklin
State Capital Bureau

Gun rights advocates held their annual second ammendment rally in the state capital's Rotunda. Darryl Franklin has more on the advocates' support..

RunTime:
OutCue: SOC

A small crowd attended this year's second ammendment rally because the conceal and carry issue now rests in the hands of the State Supreme Court.

The upcoming court decision did not stop some advocates like Terry Schaafield of Missouri from expressing his support of the issue.

Actuality:
RunTime:
OutCue:
Contents:

"We want to defend ourselves, you know those of us who are law abiding citizens fell that we should have the right to defend ourselves. We feel right now we're at the bay of the criminal who has the upper hand."

Story:
RunTime:
OutCue: SOC

About sixty people--many supporting the issue with ribbons and buttons--showed up at the Rotunda today to express their support.