Tuesday, June 28, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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ABC News: Video: After abortion ruling, Missouri among states enacting trigger laws; Comments from Planned Parenthood’s Colleen McNicholas, Rep. Mary Elizabeth Coleman (R-Arnold)

NPR: The Supreme Court’s abortion decision creates battlegrounds between states; Mary Elizabeth Coleman says her proposal would crack down on “abortion tourism”

KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske: The possible consequences of Roe decision for unborn children, pregnant women, physicians and the rights of others

SNL: Missouri has been protecting unborn children before Roe v. Wade was overturned. Here’s a look at the timeline.

St. Louis Public Radio: Mayor Tishaura Jones expects legal challenge to city using ARPA money to help would-be mothers terminate children; Cori Bush says she is pressuring Biden to drop objections to ending filibuster and expanding the Supreme Court

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis on the Air with guest host Jason Rosenbaum: Post-Roe, ‘both parties are hoping to mobilize their voters,’ says UMSL professor

St. Louis Public Radio: What comes next for Missouri after the end of Roe? Here are 3 key takeaways

Kaiser Health News, via P-D: Missouri saw the biggest decline in aborted babies of any state from 2017 to 2020 (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL: Few Springfield area churches bring up Roe v. Wade on Sunday, one pastor speaks at length

97.1 FM (St. Louis): Mark Reardon Show: AG Eric Schmitt on Supreme Court ruling (0:55), Missouri’s trigger law (1:40), “leading the charge” on Supreme Court gun case (5:00), thoughts on Greiten’s RINO-hunting ad and Schmitt’s conservative endorsements (8:30), “quitter vs. fighter” (9:20)

St. Louis Public Radio: As he faces GOP attacks, Greitens takes campaign against ‘RINOs’ to Jefferson County 4th Congressional District GOP candidate Mark Alford declares himself “a MAGA KING”

SNL: ‘Naïve but relentless’ – defense attorney outlines case in GOP Rep. Tricia Derges’ trial

The Missouri Times: Gov. Parson signs SB 678, increasing Kansas City Police Department’s annual budget

KCUR: Missouri governor puts KCPD spending bill to statewide vote

Missouri Independent: Gov. Parson signs bill requiring Kansas City to put more money toward police

Missouri Independent: Schmitt, Southeastern Legal Foundation communicated for months before school subpoenas

SNL: Despite medical marijuana card, Springfield man charged with DWI for marijuana use in fatal crash

Missouri Independent: Missouri parole revocation defense team among first in country Roundup of Amtrak train derailment coverage

P-D: Ameren plans its largest-ever solar farm, in a flurry of solar activity (get around stltoday paywall here)

St. Louis Public Radio: After months of waiting, young kids in St. Louis can get the COVID-19 vaccine

Columbia Missourian: Children as young as 6 months can now be subjected to COVID-19 vaccine in Columbia

Washington Post’s Caroline Kitchener: Roe’s gone. Now pro-life legislators like Missouri’s Mary Elizabeth Coleman want even more.

KC Star’s Kacen Bayless and Jonathan Shorman: U.S. Senate candidate Eric Schmitt quick to claim credit for Missouri’s trigger law, but the consequences for Missouri women are unclear

KC Star “Service Journalism Team’s” Kynala Phillips: Plan B is still available in Missouri after abortion ban. What to know, how to access it

The Missouri Times op-ed: Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin (R-Shelbina): With 2022 endorsement criteria, Missouri Right to Life has exceeded their mission and alienated a large segment of the Missouri Senate

St. Louis Public Radio’s Jonathan Ahl: Man with court-ordered guardian never lost his right to vote, but Republican county clerk made him feel terrible

SE Missourian op-ed: National Parents Organization Missouri chapter chair Linda Reutzel: Shared parenting should get more attention by Legislature in 2023 (get around Southeast Missourian paywall here)

KC Star race reporter Cortlynn Stark: KC Mayor Quinton Lucas calls out police funding measure as “partisan stunt”

P-D letter: Fenton sexagenarian theorizes that Blunt is supporting gun compromise due to impending retirement (get around stltoday paywall here)

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