Sunday, June 12, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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KOLR (Springfield): Gun-control rally draws “twenty to thirty” people in Springfield

SNL: Small crowd gathers for gun-control protest in Springfield

Columbia Missourian: Gun-control rally draws “about 20” in Columbia; Mizzou coed thinking about starting a campus “Students Demand Action chapter

Columbia Missourian photo: District 47 state rep candidate Chimene Schwach (D) wears Spanish gun-control shirt, yells

KCUR news intern Bek Shackelford-Nwanganga: Advocates brave 90-degree heat to stand against Missouri’s lax gun laws; unconstitutional “Second Amendment Preservation Act” allows domestic abusers to keep their weapons Kansas City Democratic Party anti-gun rally ruins LGBTQ Pride Parade

P-D: Gun-control activists rally downtown; comments from attendees, Cardinals fans dealing with traffic blockage (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D photo gallery: Elderly Caucasoid women wear masks outdoors; more

Fox 2 (St. Louis): Gov. Parson says judges, prosecutors need to do more to prevent violent crime

KMIZ’s Marina Diaz: Gov. Mike Parson signs eminent domain law Saturday; thoughts from “St. Louis State Representative (R-district 96) [sic]”

Washington Missourian: ‘COVID Gap’ sending kids back to the classroom for summer school (get around Washington Missourian paywall here)

JCNT: State, federal partnership to explore severe erosion along the lower Osage River (get around Jefferson City News-Tribune paywall here)

SNL: Route 66 documentary explores women’s discrimination, segregation along the Mother Road

SNL op-ed: U.S. Rep. Billy Long and state Rep. Curtis Trent (R-Springfield): Government needs to stop printing money and free up the market

KC Star op-ed: SLU associate professor of sociology Liz Chiarello: Missouri lawmakers wrong on abortion and COVID treatments

P-D’s Bill McClellan: St. Louis City Democratic corruption: the big fish, the keeper and the one that got away (get around stltoday paywall here)

Columbia Missourian’s Sofi Zeman and Eli Hoff: COVID-19 death toll has been significantly and systematically undercounted in a majority of Missouri counties, thanks in part to Gov. Parson

KC Star “race and equity” reporter Aaron Torres: KC LGBTQIA* parade even more important this year amid wave of anti-LGBTQ legislation in Missouri

P-D letter: Chesterfield octogenarian says GOP state lawmakers to blame for gun crimes (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star letter: Sexagenarian man who chooses to live in Kansas questions judgment of Missouri Republicans

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