Faith and Community Leaders in Missouri Rally After Ballot Setback
Last week Missourians were dealt a disappointing blow when they learned that a massive legal assault from corporate interests had succeeded in keeping initiatives to cap payday lending rates and raise the minimum wage off the ballot this November.
But the community leaders who have been working tirelessly on these issues — including a large coalition of diverse faith leaders — are not giving up. After hearing the news last week, they held a rally on Main Street in Kansas City to send a message that they’re continuing the fight for economic justice in their state.
Here’s a video from their event: