Missouri Lawmaker Raises Fist During PledgeDemocrat Bruce Franks Jr. stood with his right hand raised in a fist Wednesday while most of his colleagues held their hands over their hearts on the opening day of the legislative session.
Missouri Lawmaker Sits for Pledge, Cites Kaepernick ProtestA Missouri state senator has refused to stand while her colleagues recited the Pledge of Allegiance in the state Capitol.
Missouri Law to Require Civics Test, CPR for High SchoolersOther provisions include mandated dyslexia screening in public schools beginning in fall 2018 and a requirement that public schools give students a chance every day to say the Pledge of Allegiance.
Mo. Senate Committee Hears Pledge of Allegiance MeasureThe Senate General Laws Committee was urged to restrict a current law by requiring the Pledge of Allegiance be recited in public schools every school day and only in English.
Missouri House Initially OKs Pledge of Allegiance in EnglishA Republican lawmaker said a measure to require Missouri public schools recite the Pledge of Allegiance in English is needed because that's the official language of the state.
The Mark Reardon Show - Wednesday, April 27th