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Friends (from left) Ella Sikes,10, Macey Seabaugh, 9, and Zoe Sikes, 7, of Fredericktown, Mo., hold signs they made for a gun-rights rally Saturday outside the capitol building in Jefferson City, Mo. Second Amendment advocates gathered in state capitals nationwide just days after President Obama announced a sweeping package of federal gun-control proposals. (The Jefferson City (Mo.) News-Tribune via Associated Press)

Friends (from left) Ella Sikes,10, Macey Seabaugh, 9, and Zoe Sikes, 7, of Fredericktown, Mo., hold signs they made for a gun-rights rally Saturday outside the capitol building in Jefferson City, Mo. Second Amendment advocates gathered in state capitals nationwide just days after President Obama announced a sweeping package of federal gun-control proposals. (The Jefferson City (Mo.) News-Tribune via Associated Press)

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