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Mon Feb 27, 2012, 07:57 AM

Recent threats cause Missouri lawmakers to question Capitol security

JEFFERSON CITY -- Threats against state lawmakers are raising concerns about security at Missouri’s Capitol, where lawmakers, employees and visitors enter and exit through numerous unlocked doors without passing through any visible security measures.

“I just feel a lot less at ease this session,” said state Sen. Jolie Justus, a Kansas City Democrat who was one of those recently threatened.

Last month, six lawmakers returned to their offices and found orange stickers with the image of rifle crosshairs on the nameplates outside their doors.

And just last week, an email directed at four Missouri senators made reference to Gabrielle Giffords, the Arizona congresswoman who was severely wounded last year during a shooting rampage in Arizona that left six people dead.

Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2012/02/26/3454181/recent-threats-cause-missouri.html#storylink=cpy

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proud2BlibKansan Feb 2012 OP
xmas74 Feb 2012 #1

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Wed Feb 29, 2012, 05:33 PM

1. I heard about this

and have heard that many don't feel all that safe in the state capitol building. The stickers a few months ago were quite frightening, as are the emails that were recently sent.

We have some loonys in this state. Southern Poverty can verify that info-lots of hate groups.

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