A controversial amendment is being proposed by Missouri legislatures. Supporters say it protects religious freedoms, but really it feels like thinly veiled rights to discriminate.
I’m all for religious freedoms, but that is already in Constitution. It’s one of those big first ones, right?
So I went in support of Promo petitioning lawmakers to strike down this amendment. There was also some pondering as to why these bills and amendments are cropping up all over the nation. In Missouri, the effect is that it is pushing back a sorely needed statewide non discrimination bill called MONA. So perhaps part of it is a stall tactic since the session is nearly over.
I’m not that deep into politics to be able to adequately explain all the details, but I read SJR39 and it just looks like discrimination to me.
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