In August, we voted for Medicaid Expansion here in Missouri. Last Thursday, our Governor threw it out. Friday, I joined Missouri Jobs with Justice and protestors at the Kansas City protest.
Dozens gathered in Kansas City Friday to voice their anger at Gov. Mike Parson’s decision not to expand Medicaid in spite of the fact that Missouri voters approved a state constitutional amendment for it.
During a rally at Trinity United Methodist Church, speakers urged a crowd of about 75 people to take direct action to push the governor and Missouri lawmakers to provide health care to the poor and the elderly. The rally was organized by Missouri Jobs with Justice, a statewide advocacy group concerned with health care, economic justice, and workers’ rights.