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Only in America: The gun-control prohibition

A Missouri lawmaker wants to make it illegal to introduce gun-control legislation — and more in our collection of strange revelations about the nation

A Missouri lawmaker wants to make it a crime for any fellow representative to introduce gun-control legislation. Republican state Rep. Mike Leara's bill would make it a felony to propose any law that would "further restrict the right of an individual to bear arms." Leara concedes his bill won't pass, but says it's "a matter of principle."