Reported excellent chance that veto will be overridden come September in the override session.
I suspect that is why the opponents are starting early.
Senate Majority Caucus- Senate Leaders Respond to Veto of Gun Bill
June 27, 2016
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“We are told there are currently investigations of radical terrorist elements in all 50 states,” added Sen. Munzlinger. “Let’s not forget the satellite phone used by Osama Bin Laden to call in attacks on U.S. embassies in Africa was purchased by a radicalized student at the University of Missouri. No place is safe from the threat of terror and there are not enough law enforcement officers to be everywhere at once. We must allow law-abiding citizens to protect themselves. This bill was a significant step in that direction and I am determined to override this shocking veto.”
Lawmakers return to the State Capitol on September 14 for the annual veto session to address any legislation vetoed by the governor.