Easter Sunday, April 9, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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P-D: Rasheen Aldridge’s former House constituents may not be represented until 2025 (get around stltoday paywall here)

Missourinet: Missouri House passes plan to boost teacher pay, maximum annual school funding increase

KWIX 92.5FM/1230AM (Mid-Missouri): Rep. Danny Busick (R-Newtown) explains opposition to “red flag” gun control laws

P-D: ‘I pray and I prepare’: St. Louis churchgoers train to survive active shooters, boost security; Rep. Justin Sparks (R-Wildwood) hosts training (get around stltoday paywall here)

JCNT: Number of Missouri hunters, anglers on the decline

KBIA’s Rebecca Smith: Health & Wealth Desk sponsored content, paid for by Missouri Foundation for Health: Gal pals from Hickman and “Rockbridge [sic]” high schools gab about gun control; “I can’t legally vote, I can’t legally drivel [sic]”; teen recounts terror of hearing a rumor about somebody maybe having a gun at a school dance, one time

3/4/23: KBIA’s Rebecca Smith: “Health & Wealth Desk” sponsored content, paid for by Missouri Foundation for Health: Brave CVPA students visit Capitol for gun control rally; comments from girl calling herself “they,” “Rep. Peter Meredith [sic],” etc.

P-D’s Tony Messenger: Tennessee joins Missouri in silencing dissent. Justice will eventually win out. (get around stltoday paywall here)

SNL op-ed: Citizens Against Government Waste’s Christina Smith: Protect Missouri employers from Legislature’s misguided Rx proposal

Report for America content creator Maria Benevento, via Kansas City Beacon: With state support, the Stanley M. Herzog Charitable Foundation awards grants to schools that exclude LGBTQ students and families and paid for creationist science teacher training

P-D letters: St. Louis County octogenarian shares fantasy of Democrats winning Missouri House and Senate; St. Louis septuagenarian cheers students who skipped class for gun control party; St. Louis septuagenarian spins a yarn about her 5-year-old grandson and gun violence (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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