Cultural Revolutions July 1999 A Small Margin By H.A. Scott Trask Concealed handguns could have been carried by law-abiding, responsible citizens of Missouri under Proposition B, but on April 6, Missouri voters defeated the measure by a small margin (52 to 48 percent). To read the full article, please sign in or create a free account to view Chronicles content for 30 days. H.A. Scott Trask H.A. Scott Trask is an independent historian from eastern Missouri.