ST. LOUIS, MO — Missouri has joined repressive regimes like Myanmar and violence-stricken countries like Honduras on Fodor’s 2018 list of places tourists should avoid. It marks the first time a U.S. state has made the list.
"The Show-Me State is full of wonders that belong on anyone’s travel bucket list," the site’s explanation reads. "Unfortunately, Missouri is also the place where SB-43 passed, making it more difficult to sue employers for discrimination, a state representative argued that homosexuals weren’t human beings, a tourist who got lost and ran out of gas was later found murdered in his jail cell without ever being put under arrest, and two men were hunted down and shot on suspicion of being Muslim on the outskirts of Kansas City. And that’s just in 2017."
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