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Campaign Finance: liquor PAC (May 2, 2013)

Ads that appeared as part of a rotation on Balloon Juice:

Paid for by Missourians For Responsible Liquor Laws.

All that PAC money and they couldn’t pay a photographer to get an unflattering “gotcha” picture? Representative Crawford’s Missouri House photo:

The original (left) and a simple conversion (right).

Apparently Representative Crawford (r) isn’t a sure thing on HB 759.

Biographical information from the Missouri House:

Rep. Sandy Crawford, a Republican, represents Dallas County and part of Laclede County (District 129) in the Missouri House of Representatives. She was elected to her first two-year term in November 2010.

Prior to being elected, Rep. Crawford enjoyed a thirty year banking career.

Rep. Crawford is a member of the Tabernacle Baptist Church in Lebanon and a Sunday school teacher. She is a member of the Buffalo Area Chamber of Commerce, Lebanon Area Chamber of Commerce, Farm Bureau, Missouri Cattlemen’s Association, Dallas County Cattlemen’s Association, and the NRA. In addition, she is the Youth Division Chairman of the Dallas County Fair.

Rep. Crawford is a 1975 graduate of Buffalo High School. She received her B.S. in Finance from Missouri State University in 1995.


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The 21st Amendment argument doesn’t stand a chance. There is one, and only one, amendment in the Constitution:

Bill Sponsor Co-Signer Bill String Date/Last Action

Bill Information

HB436 Funderburk, Doug Crawford, Sandy SCS HCS HB 436 5/2/2013 Reported to the House with… (H)

1204S.04C – Establishes the Second Amendment Preservation Act which rejects all federal acts that infringe on a Missouri citizens’ rights under the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution

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Dealing with booze and guns. Your Missouri General Assembly has priorities.