Letter: Missouri lawmakers must not ignore the people's vote

Letter: Missouri lawmakers must not ignore the people's vote

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Missouri House passes controversial new abortion bill

Speaker Elijah Haahr (R-Springfield) stands at the dais as the Missouri House of Representatives meets on Friday, May 17, 2019, before voting to pass a bill that would virtually ban all abortions in the state. The chamber acted on the final day of the legislative session in Jefferson City. Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign the bill. Photo by Christian Gooden, cgooden@post-dispatch.com

Regarding “Senate takes up GOP plan to upend Clean Missouri’s redistricting model” (Jan. 29): Thank you for this story about how Republican legislators are trying to overturn the Clean Missouri amendment. I am appalled that politicians would try to undo a measure that the voters passed by almost a 2-1 margin. How is it a democracy if the legislators can ignore the clear will of the people? Please keep reporting on this issue.

Martha Han • St. Louis

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