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House Speaker Jones Responds to Koster's Gun Control Letter

Posted: Sep 3, 2013 7:11 PM by The Associated Press
Updated: Sep 3, 2013 7:12 PM

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Republican Missouri House Speaker Tim Jones is dismissing a letter sent to lawmakers by Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster as "politically motivated."

Koster's letter urged lawmakers to think twice before voting to override a gubernatorial veto of a bill attempting to nullify some federal gun control laws.

Jones says in a written statement that the bill "seeks to affirm our rights as a state.

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