Officers in Missouri eliminated a taxpayer-funded exhibit documenting the historical past of the LGBTQ motion in Kansas Metropolis from the state capitol following complaints from a state legislator’s aide.
Created by college students from the College of Missouri, “Making Historical past: Kansas Metropolis and the Rise of Homosexual Rights” was scheduled to be on show till the top of December, however was shut down after 4 days this week after Uriah Stark, a staffer for GOP state Rep. Mitch Boggs complained on social media.
“So is there any good purpose that our taxpayer funded museum is pushing the LGBT agenda in our state capitol?” stated Stark in a Fb submit.
“These are actually in-your-face banners which you can’t stroll by means of the museum with out seeing… and so they’re scheduled to be there by means of December.”
Democratic state Senator Greg Razer, the one overtly homosexual member of the physique, blasted the elimination and stated he had known as the state’s Division of Pure Sources, which oversees the capitol museum, to complain, in keeping with a report within the Kansas Metropolis Star.
“This show was presupposed to be up till Dec. 26 [and] made all of it of 4 days earlier than some members of the legislature threw a match and DNR apparently acquiesced to them and took it down and actually put my historical past again within the closet,” he stated.