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Posted: February 20, 2013 at 4:18 a.m.

Mike Leara, a Missouri Republican and state lawmaker, has proposed a measure that would make it a felony, punishable by up to four years in prison, for introducing gun-control legislation, saying in a statement, “I have no illusions about the bill making it through the legislative process, but I want it to be clear that the Missouri House will stand in defense of the people’s constitutional right to keep and bear arms.”

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