Legislation that prohibits state agencies, county commissioners, and others from restricting the free exercise of religion during a state of emergency was debated by the Missouri Senate for four hours on Wednesday. Much of the debate focused on restrictions imposed by St. Louis County Executive Dr. Sam Page during the pandemic. Affton Democratic State Senator Doug Beck says Page has the best of intentions:



The Senate did NOT vote on the bill, which is sponsored by Lake St. Louis Republican Bob Onder.