Call your elected reps and voice your disapproval.HOUSE BILL NO. 2500
568.045. 1. A person commits the offense of endangering the welfare of a child in the
2 first degree if he or she:
13 (5) Knowingly fails to secure a readily available, loaded deadly weapon in the
14 presence of a child less than seventeen years of age. For the purposes of this subdivision,
15 the term “secure” means a deadly weapon with a functioning lock, housed in a safe or
16 unloaded of ammunition.