Must Read- May 7, 2014: MO Tax Cut, Graphic Sex-Ed Book, Senate Protesters
Moms get a free meal up to $10 at Hooters on Mother's Day with the purchase of a drink.
- Moms eat free for Mother's Day. (Hooters)
The VA, a government run health system, has had around 40 people die while waiting for treatment. There are requests for the resignation of the head of the VA system. Some are defending Shinseki.
- Republican senators call on Veterans Affairs chief to resign. (Reuters)
- American Legion calls for resignation of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. (Washington Post)
- Two key veterans groups call for VA chief to resign. (CNN)
- Reid defends VA chief against calls for his resignation. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
- Obama standing by VA Secretary. (The Blaze)
Lewinsky said now that she's 40 it's time she stop "tiptoeing around her past."
MO Tax Cuts:
Missouri lawmakers have override Governor Nixon's veto of SB509 regarding tax cuts.
- Missouri legislature overrides Nixon veto of tax cut. (PoliticMo)
- Lawmakers force tax cut into law over Nixon's veto. (News-Leader)
- Official Vote of SB509 override. (Missouri House Journal)
Amy Blouin, the executive director of Missouri Budget Project, thinks that it's devastating to let Missouri residents have more of their own money.
- Statement regarding SB509 Veto Override. (Missouri Budget Project)
School Book on Sex:
A book called "It's Perfectly Normal" is graphically teaching kids about masturbation, sex, abortions, and more. Some parents are asking for this book to be pulled from schools.
- It's Perfectly Normal
- Some parents angry about graphic sex education book. (USA Today)
- Inside the most controversial sex-ed books of all time. (Salon)
25-year old Emily Letts filmed herself getting an abortion.
- "I'm not ready to have children:" activist films her own abortion to show women it can be "positive" experience. (The Blaze)
23 people were arrested yesterday after distrupting the Missouri Senate when it comes to Medicaid expansion discussion.
- Shouting protesters shut down Senate, some arrested. (News-Leader)