Show-Me Justice Horn Road Tripping For Trans Sanctuary In Columbia, Missouri

Remember . . . The "sanctuary" movement doesn't mean what many activists think.

From a recent write-up on KCMO efforts inevitably expressed legal caution: 

Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas spoke some harsh truths. He stated, “We cannot be a safe haven in those situations,” regarding instances where licenses could be revoked and providers could face criminal penalties. But Lucas did reassure people that “safety net” providers under contract with the city would not participate in care that marginalizes trans individuals.

Nevertheless . . .

Public outcry and demonstration continued in our 2nd favorite college town.

Suggested snarky headline from KICK-ASS TKC READERS offering conservative perspective on the KCMO LGBT Commish leader . . .  

"Justice Horn chopping it up with the "Young Democratic Socialists" in Columbia!"

Check-it . . .

Along with community members affected by the policy, speakers included Kansas City-based activist Justice Horn and state Rep. Kathy Steinhoff, D-Columbia.

Attendees advocated for Columbia to follow in the footsteps of Kansas City by declaring itself an LGBTQ+ sanctuary and refusing to cooperate with the enforcement of the law.

Horn, the chair of the LGBTQ Commission of Kansas City, was involved in the process of declaring his city an LGBTQ+ sanctuary. He stressed the importance of solidarity across the state.

“Queer people and trans people are all over Missouri and deserve to be fought for wherever they may live," Horn said in a speech outside the City Building.

Read more via link . . .

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