Effort underway to make Missouri gun rights "unalienable"

Gun rights in Missouri could become "unalienable" under a proposed amendment by the Missouri House.

The constitutional amendment is aimed at protecting the rights of gun owners.

It would require the state to defend any attempt to infringe on those rights.

It would also make sure that defending a person's family with a firearm would be a guaranteed constitutional right.

Earlier this year the Missouri Senate already passed the same measure.

If the full house passes the measure it would still need voter approval to change the state constitution.