Heidi Kolkmeyer, legislative director for the Senate Majority Leader's office and treasurer of the local central committee, introduced Sen. Schaefer and outlined his legislative and legal accomplishments. Sen. David Pearce (21st District) also made remarks about Schaefer's outstanding career in the Missouri Senate saying it was indeed an honor to have him speak in Lafayette County.
Senator Schaefer discussed his opposition to Medicaid expansion, government overreach, and most specifically a proposal he sponsors to give Missourians the right to keep and bear arms. Details are below.
Right to Keep and Bear Arms Question will be on the August 5th Ballot:
Proposes amending the Missouri Constitution to include a declaration that the right to keep and bear arms is an unalienable right and that the state government is obligated to uphold that right.
From: SJR 36 (5/7/13)
Sponsor: Sen. Kurt Schaefer (R – Columbia)
A handout explaining the August and November ballot questions was distributed.
SAVE THE DATE
NEXT MEETING OF LAFAYETTE COUNTY REPUBLICANS
THURSDAY, JULY 10TH
PROGRAM: Sen. Mike Parson on "Protecting the Right to Farm"
Thursday, July 10th -- SUMMER PICNIC/BARBECUE -- Republican Central Committee and Federated Republican Women of Lafayette County will be your hosts at LaBella Winery. Public invited.TIME: Dinner at 6 p.m. with speaker at 7 p.m. Wine cash bar.
PROGRAM: "Protecting the Right to Farm" and other agricultural issues by Missouri State Senator Mike Parson, District 28.
DINNER DETAILS: The Central Committee will provide meat (barbecue) and buns, potatoes, as well as cake and ice cream. FRW will provide service and coffee, tea, soft drinks. Please bring one dish for every two people (a vegetable, fruit tray, salad, relishes, etc.).
LOCATION: 500 yards off of Hwy FF and Flournoy School Rd. in Wellington, MO
*Many GPS devices may place the location incorrectly. Until this is corrected please remember that they are located as noted above.
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