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Missouri Wants to Jail LGBTQ-Friendly Teachers

Posted on AllSides March 4th, 2024
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A proposed bill in Missouri would imprison teachers and force them to register as sex offenders if they affirm the gender identities of transgender students. Sponsored by State Rep. Jamie Ray Gragg (R-Ozark), House Bill 2885 would charge teachers with a class E felony — punishable by a $10,000 fine and up to four years in prison — if they are believed to have supported a transgender student’s social transition. Other examples of class E felonies include involuntary manslaughter, third-degree, domestic assault, harassment, stalking, and child molestation. Social transition involves...

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