Today Was A Good Day in Missouri

Today SJR 39 failed to pass the House Emerging Issues committee

Today was a good day in Missouri.

We spend a lot of time talking about the bad things happening in Jefferson City. All the unchecked lobbyist gifts, campaign contributions, mean-spirited legislation targeting women, the poor, minorities, immigrants... let's just stop there.

Now-infamous Senate Joint Resolution (SJR) 39, a proposed ballot initiative that would have made it legal to discriminate against Missouri's LGBT community, FAILED in committee due to BIPARTISAN opposition. It was a surprisingly emotional debate that ended in six state representatives doing the RIGHT THING: standing up for the rights of ALL Missourians.

Missouri can break your heart sometimes. But not today.

Today was a good day.

Here are just a few highlights:

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