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Missouri passes Anti-Discrimination Against Israel Act

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The Missouri Legislature has passed the “Anti-Discrimination Against Israel Act.” The vote came Thursday and Gov. Mike Parson is expected to sign it into law. The American Jewish Committee is one of ...

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Here’s what you need to know about your stimulus package

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Americans will soon be getting relief from the U.S. government as  part the COVID-19 Pandemic Phase III Stimulus Package signed into law on March 27 by President Trump. There are also additional ...

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Deal reached on Senate coronavirus bill

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U.S. Senate leaders and the White House reached an agreement on a $2 trillion relief bill amid the COVID-19 pandemic, White House official Eric Ueland said shortly after midnight on Wednesday. “Ladies ...

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Missouri lawmakers argue over funding for coronavirus response

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Missouri lawmakers are sparring over an emergency spending plan passed by the House. The plan includes $33 million in federal funds and also frees up another $7 million in state funding that ...

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Missouri bill would require schools to notify parents about sexual material in classroom

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A bill being considered in the Missouri Legislature would require public school districts to inform parents if sexually oriented material is being taught. The Missouri House Elementary and Secondary Education Committee is ...

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Prayer walk planned before drag queen library protest at capitol

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Concerned Women for America is holding prayer walk in the Missouri capitol rotunda before and during a drag queen protest on Saturday. CWA is supporting the public’s right to influence library programming ...

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Missouri bill to give private and public schools same minimum wage exemption

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The Missouri House this week passed a bill that would exempt religious and private schools from the state’s minimum-wage law. In 2018, Missouri voters approved incrementally raising the state’s minimum wage to ...

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Bill in Missouri Legislature would redefine marriage as a civil union

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A Missouri state representative is drawing fire from both sides of the political spectrum over his bill that would change the legal definition of marriage to that of a civil union. Supporters ...

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Missouri considers bill allowing College of the Ozarks to hire on-campus police

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A House committee early this week will consider whether to allow College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, Mo., to hire police officers for on-campus security. The Private College Campus Protection Act ...

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Opponents of bill restricting library ‘drag queen story hours’ to march on Missouri Capitol

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Drag queens and others in the LGBT community plan to protest a Missouri bill that would restrict so-called drag queen story hours in Missouri libraries. Their rally is scheduled for early March. ...

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Missouri voters may decide on riverboat gambling near Lake of the Ozarks

The Lake of the Ozarks is a popular spot for boating, water skiing or just relaxing. Riverboat gambling may join that list if a state lawmaker has his way. Rep. Rocky Miller, ...

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Democrats announce Articles of Impeachment, ignore media questions

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In perhaps a sign that the United States is done with impeachment drama, immediately after Democrat Congressional leaders announced articles of impeachment of President Donald Trump, broadcast news outlets returned to regular ...

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Mystery of guard at time of Epstein death brings more questions

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A mystery is unfolding around one of the two guards on duty at Jeffrey Epstein’s cell on the night of his death. The guard was not a regular correctional officer, according to reports. ...

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Governor douses Viking funeral bill with veto

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Those looking for a Viking funeral as a form of cremation may be burning with anger after a bill allowing it was vetoed. Legislation that would have made legal outdoor funeral pyres ...

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Epstein connections run deep with Clintons

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Billionaire Democrat donor Jeffrey Epstein, 66, sits in jail after pleading not guilty this week to federal charges of running a child sex trafficking ring involving dozens of underage girls. Prosecutors say ...

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Missouri Secretary of State says abortion referendum effort is unlawful

Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft has denied two pro-abortion referendum petitions today aimed at blocking sweeping pro-life legislation from becoming law. Ashcroft says the efforts are unconstitutional because part of the ...

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Chemical castration planned for Alabama child molesters

Child sex offenders convicted in Alabama will receive chemical castration with drugs to suppress their sexual urges before being released from prison. The move is part of legislation sent to the governor ...

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Missouri Gov. signs bill that protects babies after 8 weeks

Governor Mike Parson has signed the “Missouri Stands For the Unborn Act,” bill. Pro-life organizations say this is groundbreaking legislation that will save lives and set the standard for pro-life legislation nationwide. ...

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Missouri House passes fetal heartbeat bill

Missouri’s pro-life Heartbeat Bill is headed to the Governor’s desk after it was approved in the Missouri House today. The House vote was 110-44, and happened after about two hours of emotional ...

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‘Sliced bread’ to be debated by lawmakers

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Some Missouri legislators hope it will be the greatest thing since sliced bread. That is, they hope to designate July 7 of each year as “Missouri Sliced Bread Day.” State Rep. Rusty ...

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Missouri vehicle inspections step closer to going away

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Missouri is catching up to many other states when it comes to vehicle inspections. The Missouri House of Representatives has given preliminary approval for doing away with mandatory vehicle inspections. Current state ...

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Dems vote against allowing babies who survive abortion to live

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It should have been a cause everyone could get behind–even those that support abortion. But a bill meant to save the life of babies who survive abortion was rejected by Senate Democrats ...

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Death row inmates could make an organ donation under new law

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Should inmates on death row be allowed to make an organ donation before their execution? That’s the question before Missouri legislators. A controversial bill before lawmakers would allow death row inmates to ...

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States move to allow Bible as textbook in public schools

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The Supreme Court has previously ruled that the Bible may be used, and studied in school, for historical and literary purposes acknowledging the Bible’s significance in the development of Western literature, law ...

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New York legalizes abortion up until birth

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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a measure that allows mothers to abort their unborn child up until birth. He then celebrated the signing by directing the spire of ...

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