Colyer signs bill outlawing guns for domestic abusers

Photo credit: St. Louis Circuit Attorney's Office

As students marched out of classrooms across the nation to protest gun violence, Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer signed a bill that prohibits the arming of domestic abusers.

Among other things, the bill would make gun possession illegal for someone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor for domestic violence within the last five years.

The same ban would apply to fugitives, undocumented immigrants and someone with a restraining order against them for threatening an intimate partner or their child.

The bill generated a little controversy in the Senate . . .


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