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2nd Ammendment supporters don't sway St. Louis Senator

February 25, 2004
By: Darryl Franklin
State Capital Bureau

Gun rights advocates gathered for their annual rally in Jefferson City. Darryl Franklin tells why some legislators are still not supporting the issue.
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More than sixty people gathered in the Rotunda today to show their support of the second ammendment regarding gun rights.

Despite the support, Maida Coleman a Democratic Senator from St. Louis says she's still not swayed by the gathering.

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"If someone decides to steal that car and unfortunately in the district that I represent car thefts are up, they're not only going to steal a car but they're going to have a gun".

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The state legislature passed the conceal and carry measure last fall and now awaits judicial approval.