Parson Pushes Back on Call to Ban Palestinian Refugees

A state lawmaker does not want Palestinian refugees to live in Missouri.

State Representative Chris Dinkins, a Republican from southeast Missouri’s Lesterville, is calling on Governor Mike Parson to ban them from settling here.

Here’s what Parson has to say about the request…

Dinkins says she wants to take a “proactive stance on this issue to safeguard the well-being and security of our citizens.”