I have no idea what you are talking about. What court case says open carry is lawful in Missouri even where local law bans open carry
? What do the terms "JOYCE" & "E.D." mean?
Posts like yours are a waste of time if readers can't understand what you are saying.
Case is Cape Girardeau vsJoyce. For those in Mo and Outside. Missouri is split into three district courts. Western, Eastern and Southern.When you are reading cases and you see them listed as such: City of Cape Girardeau v
, 884 S.W.2d 33
. E.D. 1994
), First is the Case Name, followed by Volumn # and page and what court the opinion was made in with year: W.D.,E. D., andS.D.
Joyce was arrested and convicted of for openly carrying a handgun "readily capable of lethal use" Cape stated they were authorized by 21.750 subsection 3, to enact this ordinance. Joyce appealed and lost, that this violated his RKBA, under Article 1, section 23. Here are the words of the court, granting themselves jurisdiction:
*1. Although Mr. Joyce argues that Section 21.750 RSMo.1986 is unconstitutional, his appeal is from a conviction of an ordinance violation. Therefore, he has no standing to assert a direct attack upon the constitutionality of the statute. Accordingly, we have jurisdiction.
Unfortunately, this case has been cited withapproval fromvarious state andFederal courts, to limit/restrict rkba.
Kit Bond (r), was the Governor that signed the preemption statue (I think this took effect on 1/85 (Correct me if i'm wrong).
I'll include the case for those that would like to read it and also link to another thread that will give the background for my response to Mike. Here