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Petition builds legislative support for Missouri drag queen story hour bill

By Deborah Riffenburgh — Personhood Missouri leadership has hand-delivered over 27,000 signatures in support of Missouri’s Parental Oversight of Public Libraries Act (HB 2044). This bill, to be re-introduced in the next legislative session, gives parents the power to protect their children from age-inappropriate, sexually charged materials, concepts, and events at libraries.

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Mythbusting the Missouri drag queen story hour bill

By Sarah Quale— On January 8, 2020, Missouri Rep. Ben Baker introduced the Parental Oversight of Public Libraries Act to protect minors from age-inappropriate, sexually explicit materials and events at libraries. The opposition to this bill has been swift, strong, and full of misinformation, even death threats. It’s time to clear things up.

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Missouri introduces bill to stop drag queen story hour

By Calvin Freiburger — Because of his efforts to empower communities to nix sexually charged events for kids, Missouri Rep. Ben Baker, who introduced the Parental Oversight of Public Libraries Act, has received death threats. The Parental Oversight of Public Libraries Act is based on model legislation created by the Personhood Alliance.

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