Monday, December 20, 2021 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Joseph News-Press: Hawley demands accountability on Afghanistan withdrawal

SNL’s Galen Bacharier: Analysis: 7 issues to watch in Missouri in 2022: Critical race theory is not actually taught in Missouri K-12 schools, and other thoughts on education, Missouri’s U.S. Senate race, 7th Congressional GOP primary, abortion, congressional redistricting, more

Missouri Independent’s Rudi Keller: Analysis: Divide among Missouri Senate Republicans reopens in run up to legislative session

The Heartlander: Profile: Sen. Dan Hegeman (R-Cosby) and the positive impact he has left on the Missouri Legislature

St. Louis Public Radio: Bill from Rep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R-Arnold) would prevent termination procedures once baby’s heartbeat is detected

Flatland KC: Rep. Michael Davis (R-Kansas City) to reintroduce psychedelics legislation in 2022; Comments from Crossing Path PAC’s Eapen Thampy

Missourinet: Parent-accountability bill from Rep. Jeff Porter (R-Montgomery City) would tie welfare handouts to school attendance

Missourinet: Bicentennial Bridge set to open today

P-D: Washington University underpass featuring black history figures vandalized with racist symbols

P-D, 9/28/21: Black student admits to writing racist graffiti in Parkway Central bathrooms

The Heartlander, 12/15/21: Park Hill School District sued for discrimination and violating students’ constitutional rights after “Start slavery Again” petition was created by minority students; Educrats changed petition name to fit “white racist” narrative

SNL op-ed: Missouri State assistant sociology professor Kyler J. Sherman-Wilkins: AG Eric Schmitt should stop treating our schools like a punching bag

P-D letter: St. Louis County septuagenarian says COVID vaccine prevents people from getting and spreading COVID, criticizes Eric Schmitt

P-D letter: St. Louis sexagenarian criticizes Gov. Parson and Eric Schmitt, attempts “Alice in Wonderland” analogy

P-D letter: Chesterfield septuagenarian compares Eric Schmitt policies to those of Nazis

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