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State Sen. Brian Nieves, R-Washington, and State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, held a joint news conference at the state Capitol in Jefferson City Thursday to discuss a controversial gun bill. The National Rifle Association says anti-gun language has been attached to the bill in the form of an amendment from Nasheed. But Nieves said the NRA appears to be confused about what the amendment says. Missourian Photo.