Make no mistake, this is nothing less than the Missouri GOP establishment wanting to destroy Kansas City from the inside and tinkering with an institution as it teeters toward collapse and takeover.
What's worse is that so-called conservatives in po'dunk towns would gladly sacrifice urban public safety if only to reinforce their twisted alt-right politics.
Reality check . . .
Residents & voters in Kansas City DO NOT support eliminating residency requirements and realize that its a move with limited upside potential that will be (justifiably) weaponized by critics of law enforcement.
The latest . . .
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - The Missouri Senate on Wednesday voted to limit when police can use chokeholds in a rare step by state lawmakers to take action in response to police violence. The bill's 31-2 bipartisan passage in the GOP-led Senate came just days before lawmakers' Friday deadline to send legislation to Republican Gov.