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PNS Daily Newscast - July 19, 2019 


Chants of a different sort greet U.S. Rep. Omar upon her return home to Minnesota. Also on our Friday rundown: A new report says gunshot survivors need more outreach, support. Plus, sharing climate-change perspectives in Charlotte.

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Public News Service - MO: LGBTQIA Issues

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – June is Pride Festival month in Missouri, and a common theme among events this year is a stronger presence from the faith community. The efforts in Missouri represent a national movement of openly showing support for those in the GLBT community and a willingness to understand

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - The Missouri Safe Schools Coalition is gearing up for the 2011 Missouri legislative session with what's being called a "power summit" in Jefferson City on Dec. 9. The members' goal is to design a "safe schools law." A similar proposal was defeated last year; since that time, the Coa

COLUMBIA, Mo. - Concerns about bullying in school, especially for LGBT youth, have teens across Missouri rallying in Columbia this weekend for a Youth Empowerment Summit. Morgan Keenan, Safe Schools Coalition coordinator for Promo Fund, helped organize the event. He says teens have sought tools to c

ST. LOUIS, Mo. - While students in Missouri are headed back to class, a safe schools coalition is back at work keeping a anti-bullying bill alive that singles out groups for the sake of overall safety. Anti-bullying laws are common, but not ones that spell out categories, such as race, religion, dis

ST. LOUIS - Missouri's gay and lesbian community is waiting and watching as Congress heads back to Capitol Hill this week following the Fourth of July recess. "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" could take center stage this week as the U.S. Senate prepares to vote on whether to repeal the policy that prevents o

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Gay and Lesbian ex-service members from Missouri and across the country say there's a renewed sense of urgency in the fight to repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell', the policy which prevents openly-gay Americans from serving in the armed forces. That's the word from supporters of repeal

JEFFERSON CITY, MO. - A bill being considered in the Missouri Legislature would strengthen current school anti-bullying laws in the Show Me State. The Safe School Act defines specific categories of students who are often targets of bullying. The bill would remove the current requirement that school

JEFFERSON CITy, Mo. - As advocates for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) issues gear up for Lobby Day at the State Capitol on Wednesday, they celebrate a small victory, as a House committee holds its first hearing on the Missouri Non-Discrimination Act today. That hasn't happened with si

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