Saturday, November 18, 2023 – Missouri political news headlines

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St. Louis Public Radio: Jason Rosenbaum’s ‘The Politically Speaking Hour’: Crystal City taught Bill Bradley key lessons for his journey through sports and politics

SNL: ACLU President Deborah Archer rails against ‘racist’ voter ID laws, other atrocities endured by “black and Latinx community”

KWTO (Springfield): The Elijah Haahr Show: Ellinger Bell’s Stephanie Bell on liberal groups’ “ridiculous” voter ID lawsuit (-16:30); plaintiffs’ strategy (-15:10); why it’s easier to vote in Missouri than it is to get your daughter’s ears pierced (-12:00); examples of Democrats’ arguments falling apart (-10:30); what her and other election law lawyers do on Election Day (-9:20); praise for Boone County Clerk Brianna Lennon (D) (-8:20); where to find list of election fraudsters (-7:20); Sen. John Rizzo (D-Kansas City) vote fraud case (-6:30)

P-D: Trial over Missouri’s new voter photo ID law begins in Jefferson City

AP: Missouri’s voter ID law is back in court. Here’s a look at what it does

Washington Missourian: Franklin County Clerk Tim Baker (R) prepares to step up lieutenant governor campaign after Christmas, calls on Plocher to ‘take a hard look’

Missouri Independent’s new “reproductive health care” content creator Anna Spoerre: Abortion rights won big on the ballot in Ohio. But in Missouri, advocates remain divided

Gregg Keller on X, 10/15/23: “Dark money liberal sh*trag masquerading as objective journalism Missouri Independent looking to hire a babykilling enthusiast and whoa boy the job description is pretty much exactly what you’d expect.”

Southeast Missourian: Cape Zonta Club honors former state Rep. Kathy Swan (R-Cape Girardeau) with lifetime achievement award

Missourinet: Missouri Lottery reaches $8 billion in proceeds for education

Joplin Globe: Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library available in Missouri

P-D: St. Louis, Kansas City working to land state money for international flights

Washington Missourian: Robertsville marijuana company’s license revoked

P-D: St. Louis City aldermen approve ‘trigger’ open carry ban

St. Louis Public Radio: St. Louis City aldermen ban open gun carry – now they have to persuade state legislators to agree

St. Louis Public Radio: Rockwood School District’s insurance covers $175k cost to settle discrimination suit with former DEI director; Brittany Hogan claimed district didn’t properly shield her from parents’ feedback

Combest, The Missouri Times, 8/7/23: The Rockwood School District parents’ inspirational blueprint for dismantling school DIE programs

KCUR: Up to Date with Steve Kraske: Kansas City Chiefs will honor Native American groups at their next game – but some Indians are still unhappy; Sioux squaw recounts unspeakable horror of seeing Chiefs fans “singing that song and doing ‘the chop'” archive: Search tag: sports team cheers are racist

KCUR’s Jodi Fortino: Kansas City got one perfect score for LGBTQ+ equality – and also one of the worst; photo of LGBTQIA* activists protesting “legislation in Kansas and Missouri targeting LGBTQ communities”; “The Missouri legislature voted to restrict students from receiving some forms of gender-affirming care”

Combest, The Missouri Times, 8/7/23: “Do you really think your local public radio reporter was sitting alone at her desk one day, brushing vending machine snack crumbs off her FUPA, and came up with “gender affirming care” on her own?”

JCNT: Flu activity in Missouri remains minimal

St. Joseph News-Press: Deep Roots KC partners with Missouri Department of Conservation, gives tips on what to do with all those leaves

Joplin Globe editorial: Extended postpartum coverage for Missouri moms on Medicaid is finally here

P-D’s Tony Messenger: What Rod Jetton’s return says about the Missouri Republican Party 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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