Missouri voters have shown they care about their human rights, and that they want the Legislature to adopt the kind of reasonable gun control measures the state had throughout most of its history. The Legislature must do so before a tragedy in this state becomes just another grisly episode on the nightly news.
The people of Missouri deserve and should demand immediate change. Change of leadership. Change of plan. And change in attitude.
So far, cyber capabilities and operations have not generated fears about such grave, gruesome, and repugnant threats to human life, health and social order.
Evidence suggests that covering children is not that expensive, and the long-term effectiveness of paying for prevention early in a child’s life can lower costs later in life, raising their well-being and income potential.
Any “brilliant idea” that does not permanently fund prevention and treatment infrastructures at the level needed to persistently address the devastating consequences of addiction should not be consider novel or a step in the right direction.