St. Louis Open Carry/Firearm Education Walk to be held Saturday

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – People in downtown St. Louis on Saturday may see a large group of people walking the streets carrying guns. It’s the St. Louis Open Carry/Firearm Education Walk and organizers say it is designed to call attention to Missouri’s constitutionally guaranteed right to keep and bear arms.

Participants are expected to walk from the Citygarden to the Arch grounds starting at 1:00pm Saturday. The may be carrying slung long guns and holstered pistols.

“This is an educational walk,” the event’s Facebook page says, “not a militia gathering.”