Gun rights advocate poised to challenge St. Louis zoo’s weapons policy

Paul Schankman for Fox KTVI reports:

A gun rights advocate from Ohio is threatening to lead an armed walk through the St. Louis Zoo to challenge its ‘no weapons’ policy.

The zoo has long had signs posted at several entrances letting people know to leave their weapons behind.

But when a security guard allegedly threatened to throw a visitor out over the Memorial Day weekend for simply carrying an empty holster into the zoo, some gun rights advocates decided to challenge to zoo`s policy.

The man leading the charge is Jeff Smith, 56, of Cincinnati. He is the same man who led an armed walk through Downtown St. Louis last fall.


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