Bill banning guns for domestic abusers clears Senate; other firearms restrictions fail


A bill that prohibits the arming of domestic abusers emerged from the Kansas Senate Thursday as the lone piece of legislation restricting gun use.

The Senate voted unanimously for a bill making gun possession illegal for someone convicted of a misdemeanor for domestic violence within the last five years.

"I have been advocating for sensible gun legislation for the past two years. I am so proud that the Kansas Legislature has unanimously voted to take guns out of the hands of domestic abusers," said Jo Ella Hoye, volunteer chapter leader of Moms Demand Action.

However, the Republican-majority turned back . . .


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