Micah McDade put in long hours to prepare a secret for his fellow high school graduates last week. They had never seen Micah, who was born with cerebral palsy, walk. Local media reported that there wasn’t a dry eye in the place when Micah walked across the stage at graduation.
Missouri legislators recently passed a law expanding the “castle doctrine” to include “stand your ground” provisions. If Gov. Jay Nixon vetoes it, the legislature will likely override his veto. But there is hope: Missouri Rep. Stacey Newman will represent the state in White House meetings about common-sense gun reforms Tuesday.