Two Missouri bills targeting transgender kids
The Missouri Senate is advancing a pair of bills banning transgender athletes from participating in sports that align with their gender identity, and transgender minors from health care that affirms their gender identity. Plus: Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas talks about the possibility of a downtown baseball stadium and a park above I-670.
Yesterday, the Missouri Senate advanced a pair of bills targeting transgender youth. One would prohibit transgender athletes from participating in school sports that align with their gender identity. The other would prevent transgender minors from receiving gender-affirming health care. St. Louis Public Radio reporters Sarah Kellogg, Sarah Fentem and Jonathan Ahl break down the measures and discuss how advocates and healthcare providers are responding.
A new downtown home for the Kansas City Royals has been rumored for years now, but those rumors could come become reality sooner rather than later, according to Kansas City Mayor Quinton Lucas. He joined KCUR's Steve Kraske to talk about downtown baseball and a proposed park above Interstate 670 that would connect downtown to the Crossroads.
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