Show-Me Second Try Against DEI

Missouri politicos didn't get much done this session . . . But here's a glimpse at legislation that might spark a bit of GOP Super Majority unity . . . Check-it:

The Missouri General Assembly renewed its opposition against certain Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) statements at public universities during the 2024 legislative session.

SB 1125, championed by Senator Ben Brown, aims to prohibit public universities from requiring an “applicant, student, employee, or contractor” to submit DEI statements. The bill would also prohibit public universities from “giving preferential consideration in admissions or employment on the basis of an individual’s or entity’s submission of an unsolicited statement relating to a discriminatory ideology.”

The bill concerns DEI in the context of hiring and enrollment processes and does not restrict research or coursework at public universities.

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Missouri Times: Senate bill seeks to address DEI statements