Pellet Gun Attacks Against Kansas City LGBTQ+ Club Coincide With GOP Legislation

Credit to the progressive local news cartel for reporting on a strange phenomena that seems to be targeting party people in Westport. 

Never mind that Kansas City has suffered two cops killed this year and is now mired in a historic homicide crisis.

Here's a demand for increased security with a purely coincidental connection to conservative red state pending legislation . . .  

In the wake of anti-LGBTQ+ legislation being passed in both Kansas and Missouri, concerns about an increase in hate crimes echo in the LGBTQ+ community.

Those concerns became a reality when Fountain Haus was the target of the drive-by pellet gun shooting in early May. The shooting occurred about the time two anti-transgender bills passed the Missouri General Assembly – banning gender-affirming care for minors and trans children participating in a sport consistent with their gender identity.

In early June, another pellet gun shooting occurred at Fountain Haus – at the same place, targeting the same community – three days before Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed those same anti-trans bills into law.

“Thank goodness nobody was hurt, but considering our proximity to Pride next weekend we must consider this a threat that can escalate,” a Fountain Haus official said in an email to Justice Horn, chair of the LGBTQ+ Commission for Kansas City.

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How Can We Protect Safe Spaces and LGBTQ+ People in Kansas City?

Activists Justice Horn and Dakota Allen share how Kansas City can be a safer city for the LGBTQ+ community after two pellet gun shootings at Fountain Haus.