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Texas heartbeat law could affect pending pro-life legislation in Missouri

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The new pro-life heartbeat law in Texas could have repercussions in Missouri. The law prohibits abortion after a heartbeat is detected, typically around six weeks. “The Missouri Times” reviewed several pro-life measures ...

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Some Democrats return to Texas, allowing election reform to proceed

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Several AWOL Democrat legislators have returned to Texas ending a 38-day standoff with the state legislature. The Democrats, whose approval ratings plummeted after the stunt, fled the state to prevent an election ...

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Josh Hawley introduces bill to add 100,000 police officers

The nation would hire an additional 100,000 police officers under a new bill sponsored by Senator Josh Hawley. According to a press release from the lawmaker’s office, the resolution is intended to “boost ...

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Oregon Gov. strips reading, writing, and math from graduation requirements

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In Oregon, you can now graduate without knowing how to read, write or be proficient in math. Oregon’s governor has signed Senate Bill 744 (pdf) states that students “may not be required ...

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Arrested for child molestation, Democrat lawmaker had sponsored sex-ed bill

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The Democrat sponsor of an Arizona bill expanding sex education to kindergarten has been arrested on felony charges of child molestation. Sen. Otoniel “Tony” Navarette, who is openly gay and founded the ...

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In California, gender ‘equity’ means free menstrual products…for men

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California legislators are pushing through a bill requiring community colleges, state universities, middle and high schools to provide free menstrual products for men. The legislation mandates the products be free and offered ...

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House Democrats prevent public release of Covid origins

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People are questioning the motive of Congressional Democrats blocking a bill that would make public the true origins of the Covid-19 virus. The Legislation requires the U.S. Director of National Intelligence to ...

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Parson signs remaining bills passed by state legislature in 2021

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Governor Mike Parson has signed the 13 remaining pieces of legislation passed by the state legislature. This brings to an end the bill singings for the 2021 legislative session. Below are the ...

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Incremental increase in gas tax will begin in October

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The Missouri tax on gas will increase by 2.5 cents annually beginning in October, eventually reaching 29.5 cents per gallon by 2025. Gov. Mike Parson signed the bill into law this week. ...

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Pro-life sanctuary city movement picking up steam across the nation

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More than 30 cities have become “sanctuary cities” by passing local ordinances banning abortion In 2019, the small East Texas city of Waskom became the first in the country become a pro-life ...

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Power grab: Democrats introduce bill to override state pro-life laws

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Congressional Democrats last week introduced a bill that would override state restrictions on third-trimester abortions. The Women’s Health Protection Act would allow abortion all the way up until birth and has been ...

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“Race-based Marxism” say Cruz, DeSantis about critical race theory

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Critical race theory is a racist worldview that applies Marxism’s theory of economic class conflict to race, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said. Speaking at the Faith & Freedom Coalition Road to Majority ...

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Missouri’s ‘Second Amendment Preservation Act’ signed into law

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Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Saturday signed the “Second Amendment Preservation Act.” It bans state law enforcement agencies from enforcing what many believe are unconstitutional Biden administration restrictions on gun ownership. The ...

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Iowa latest state to ban critical race theory

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Another state has banned critical race theory. Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed legislation this week banning the theory from being taught and promoted in government agencies, schools or state-funded universities. Critical race ...

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Federal Court blocks Missouri law that banned aborting babies with Down syndrome

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A federal appeals court panel on Wednesday blocked Missouri from banning abortions of children with Down syndrome. A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis heard ...

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Biden administration seeks policy input from atheist groups

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Biden administration officials recently met with several leading atheist and secular organizations for the first time. The White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, including Executive Director Melissa Rogers and Deputy ...

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Missouri becomes one of last states to tax online purchases

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For over a decade, brick-and-mortar retailers have called foul on the fact that Amazon purchases were not subject to sales tax. Economists say that policy allowed Amazon, and other online retailers, to ...

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Supreme Court agrees to hear historic Mississippi challenge to Roe v Wade

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Prolife groups are applauding an announcement that the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case involving a Mississippi law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. The justices, in a 17-word ...

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Abortions after heartbeat detected banned by new Oklahoma law

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New laws in Oklahoma will prohibit abortions if a heartbeat is detected in the baby and suspend the medical licenses of doctors who perform an abortion. Republican Gov. Kevin Still signed the ...

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Missouri lawmakers race to pass LGBTQ bill many say is disastrous for churches

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A group of Missouri lawmakers is trying to pass LGBTQ discrimination bills before the session ends next month that some say endangers religious freedom. Last week, a bill adding sexual orientation and ...

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Missouri considers providing greater choice in public education

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Education bills pending in the Missouri Legislature address charter school expansion, public funding of private schools and homeschooling. The effort comes as the state nears banning the New York Times’ uber-controversial 1619 ...

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‘Every child deserves a family’: Missouri Gov. Parson signs adoption, foster care bills

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Sweeping new adoption and foster bills will help kids find forever homes after Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Thursday signed them into law. HB 429 will allow Missourians who serve as foster ...

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Montana passes laws protecting free speech on campus

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Montana has joined other speech-friendly states in passing its own laws abolishing speech codes and zones on public college campuses within its borders. HB 218 prohibits speech zones, requires school policies that ...

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Missouri passes bill making it easier to protect yourself in church

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The Missouri House has approved a bill making it easier for those attending worship services to protect themselves and others from armed intruders. The legislation allows for conceal carry in churches and ...

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Midwest March for Life April 14

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Pro-life individuals from across the state will gather in Jefferson City Wednesday for a march around the Capitol and rally. Sponsored by the Midwest March for Life, Missouri Right to Life and ...

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