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      Bill to ban assault weapons filed

      A St. Louis representative has filed a bill that would outlaw assault weapons in Missouri.

      A St. Louis representative has filed a bill that would outlaw assault weapons in Missouri.Rory Ellinger, a democrat from the 86th district, filed the bill, which would make it a class C felony to manufacture, import, possess, purchase, sell or transfer any assault weapon or large capacity magazine.

      The bill has not been scheduled yet for a hearing.Click here to view house House Bill No. 545. Republican Caleb Rowden, representative of the 44th District, tweeted the following message on Monday afternoon: "To the MANY asking about HB 545, rest assured it has no chance of passing. The 2nd Amendment rights of Missourians will be protected!"