Missouri House Republicans want to eliminate concealed carry weapons endorsements that appear on driver’s licenses and replace them with permits-only system. A concealed-carry endorsement appears in red letters above the driver’s license photo.

A bill introduced by Rep. Rick Brattin, R-Harrisonville, House Bill 859, will end the concealed carry mark that appears on driver’s licenses. The legislation is designed to circumvent the Department of Revenue, which has been accused in a lawsuit of scanning personal information during the endorsement process.

Eric Griffin, a Stoddard County resident, sued the department, saying the scanning could violate his privacy. Some people fear the information will be sent to third parties.

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