Tag Archives: Jay Ashcroft

Anti-LGBTQ Missouri Sec Of State Launches Bid For Gov

The Associated Press reports: Missouri’s top election official Jay Ashcroft on Thursday announced he is running for governor as a Republican. The secretary of state is campaigning to replace GOP Gov. Mike Parson, who is prohibited by term limits from running again in 2024. He faces a primary election that will include Republican Lt. Gov. Mike Kehoe, who announced plans …

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Missouri GOP Moves To Defund Public Libraries If They Don’t Censor Allegedly “Non-Age-Appropriate” Books

From GOP Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft: Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft’s office has submitted a proposed rule that would establish a certification requirement for libraries receiving state funds and institute measures to protect minors from non-age-appropriate materials. As stated in the proposal, libraries would adopt written policies determining what material is age-appropriate. As well, state funds could not …

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Missouri Secretary Of State Backs Lawsuit That Would Ban State Courts From Reviewing Congressional Maps

The Missouri Independent reports: Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft has lined up behind a U.S. Supreme Court case legal experts believe could radically reshape how federal elections are conducted by handing more power to state legislatures and blocking state courts from intervening. Ashcroft has filed an amicus brief in support of Republicans in North Carolina who are asking the …

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