Missouri is now a Constitutional Carry state, although Show Me State gun owners still can’t open carry in cities that ban it. Anyway, it’s a solid win for gun rights. Looking at the updated map, it looks like the pro-gun side of the two America’s has a geographic advantage; America’s most populous state (California) remains the place where gun rights go to die. Are dying.
The pro-gun rights community got a major boost when Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump asked Hillary Clinton to disarm her bodyguards — making the [redundant but important] point that she’s a gun control hypocrite. So, in the run-up to the presidential election, once agains we ask our Armed Intelligentsia: are gun rights winning, losing or holding steady?