Kansas City Police Defund & Northland Outrage Reconsidered

There's still a lot to unpack here but for right now we want to share two more articles that offer a worthwhile overview and a status update on a show down that will either end with local voter push OR in the Supreme Court.

First, there's a really progressive yet thoughtful article that offers some insights about our neighbors across the bridge . . .

The Northland is pissed off. What does that mean for Kansas City, the police, and Mayor Quinton Lucas?

Speakers from the livestream of the town hall meeting. The crowd at a hastily called town hall meeting in Kansas City's Northland on a rainy Thursday night in the last week of May was a balm to a city councilwoman's wounded heart.

And then, Missouri Democrats are offering their words of support but the fact is that they don't have the power to do much. Read more . . .

Democrats say special session over Kansas City, St. Louis police funding unnecessary

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Democrat lawmakers in Kansas City and St. Louis are calling out Republicans for calling for a special session on police funding and public safety. Over the past few weeks, Republicans in the St. Louis and Kansas City areas have asked Gov.

Developing . . .