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Gun Crimes & Your Rights

Kansas, Missouri, and the United States Constitutions guarantee the right to bear arms. Adults in Kansas and Missouri do not need a permit to purchase a firearm or carry a concealed gun.

Those who are not allowed to have guns include:

  1. Those convicted of felonies specified under the criminal possession of a firearm by a convicted felon statue if they have been convicted within the last five to ten years
  2. Those who are both addicted to and are unlawful users of alcohol or controlled substance
  3. Mentally ill persons subject to involuntary commitment

However, there are still expectations where you can conceal carry, it is illegal to carry a firearm on school or university grounds, public libraries, places of worship, jail, any government and state-affiliated buildings, polling stations, mental health centers, and jail. All of these exceptions should include a warning sign which states “you may not carry a firearm on the premises.”

While both states do not prohibit the open carrying of firearms, it does not allow any weapon readily capable of lethal use in an angry or threatening manner in the presence of one or more persons.

The following are prohibited weapons in Kansas and Missouri:

  1. Shotguns with barrels less than 18 inches
  2. Automatic weapons
  3. Silencers
  4. Plastic coated bullets
  5. Bludgeons, sand clubs, throwing stars, and metal knuckles
  6. Tear gas, smoke bombs, and other poisonous gasses and liquids

Gun crimes in Kansas and Missouri are considered both misdemeanors and felonies.

If you have been arrested for a gun crime, contact Rokusek Stein Law, LLC and request a free consultation with our Kansas City criminal defense attorneys today.

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