States trying to resist call for greater gun restrictions

Posted: January 17, 2013 at 1:42 a.m.

President Barack Obama’s call for greater gun restrictions was met with opposition Wednesday in the Missouri Legislature, where Republicans rallied behind measures attempting to nullify any federal ban on semiautomatic weapons and make criminals out of federal agents who would try to enforce it.

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