Sunday, February 5, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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JCNT: Democrats unhappy with Jay Ashcroft’s frequent testimony on legislation (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

SNL: Missouri AG Andrew Bailey issues letter to pharmacies about mail-order abortion pills

JCNT: Missouri House panel dissecting education budget (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

JCNT: Sports wagering in Missouri making another run at Capitol (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

Missourinet: House committee hears legislation to attract TV and film industry to Missouri

P-D: First weekend of recreational pot sales open in Missouri to joy and exuberance. (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D’s Kelsey Landis: Eureka parents react with anger and pain after student posts “white” and “colored” video online; activist explains why parents who oppose Critical Race Theory are to blame (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D, September 2021: Black student admits to writing racist graffiti in Parkway Central bathrooms (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D video: September 2021: Angry mob surrounds Parkway Central principal; Sophomore Shayneisha Allen: “I’m not finna [sic] come up to this building and be in fear, of, for, for what;” other coherent musings

P-D, November 2017: A student of color confesses to writing racial slur on Parkway Central girls’ bathroom mirror (get around stltoday paywall here)

The Daily Beast’s Michael Daly: Hero profile: St. Louis activist who allows his 9-year-old daughter to dress like a boy says Republicans guilty of “targeting”

Washington Post’s Emily McFarland Miller: Activists protest legislation targeting transgender children in Missouri

SNL op-ed: Portland, Oregon women’s soccer megastar says “Missouri House Speaker Dean Plotcher [sic]” and other Republicans “targeting transgender athletes”

P-D letter: Ellisville woman offers sarcastic response to state lawmakers protecting girls’ sports (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: University City septuagenarian wants state lawmakers to support gun control (get around stltoday paywall here) John Combest: Stalking, Harassment, Internet Trolling: A Guide to Recovering and Rebuilding After Online Attacks – available in paperback and Amazon Kindle

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