Saturday, June 25, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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JCNT: Dozens rally in support of SCOTUS decision; pro-life activists hold signs cheering life, love (get around Jefferson City News-Tribune paywall here)

Columbia Missourian: Photo gallery: Mid-Missourians react to the overturning of Roe v. Wade: pro-life activists sing patriotic songs, pray; pro-choice activists scream

P-D: Video: Abortion rally in Central West End: “Watch your back @SCOTUS,” other inspirational signs; women follow call-and-response chants led by a man; more

P-D: Video: Cori Bush cries about Supreme Court ruling

SNL: Springfield Party for Socialism and Liberation organizes abortion protest; NAACP rep laments ruling’s effect on “anyone with a uterus”

SNL: Abortion rally photo gallery: Grey-haired woman in submissive cosplay; BBW says pro-lifers want women to die; young woman holding Socialism and Liberation Party sign screams for camera; androgynous elderly humanoid takes selfie with dog; coat hanger artwork; “No Uterus, No Opinion”, “Penis = No Opinion,” men should “shut the f*cketh up,” excretory references, other efficacious messaging

St. Louis Public Radio: Missouri’s pro-life advocates cheer as Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade

KOMU (Columbia): The overturn of Roe v. Wade causes celebration and protest across mid-Missouri

KC Star: Lawmakers, activists react to Supreme Court ruling; Mizzou coed threatens to move to Canada

KC Star: Josh Hawley says abortion ruling will push people to move states, strengthening the GOP

KC Star: Abortion rights protesters gather in Kansas City; speakers discuss experiences snuffing out children, local woman claims 4-year-old came up with sign catchphrase, other tales

P-D: Attorney general, governor issue opinions outlawing abortion in Missouri (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D: Abortion law timeline in Missouri (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL: What’s next for abortion in Missouri post-Roe v. Wade? Past bills provide a roadmap

Missouri Independent: Abortion is now illegal in Missouri in wake of U.S. Supreme Court ruling

KCUR: Missouri bans almost all abortions after Roe v. Wade is overturned. Here’s what you need to know

Missourinet: Missouri Dems, GOP issue statements on abortion ruling

JCNT: Abortion ruling statement excerpts: Bush, Cleaver, Crystal Quade, Planned Parenthood, ACLU (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

P-D: New ad targets Greitens, seeks to derail his comeback bid (get around stltoday paywall here)

SE Missourian: Wayne Wallingford chosen as 2022 Southeast Missourian Spirit of America winner (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

KC Star: Missouri Gov. Mike Parson will sign bill forcing Kansas City to increase police funding

SNL: Prosecutors focus on application for county CARES Act funds in GOP Rep. Tricia Derges’ trial

P-D editorial: Missouri’s women just became second-class citizens. But they can still vote. (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star editorial: After abortion ban, do you think Missouri right-wingers will stop there?

SNL’s Susan Szuch: With Missouri banning abortion, some neighboring states can still help; where to go to get rid of your unwanted child

KC Star “Service Journalism Team’s” Natalie Wallington: Pfizer and Moderna booster shots are safe and effective

P-D letter: Webster Groves octogenarian says Greitens ad is “insulting” and “repugnant” (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: Pasadena Hills octogenarian says Missouri Republicans are part of “lunatic nation” (get around stltoday paywall here)

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