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American Jewish Committee commends Gov. Parson for signing anti-BDS bill

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Gov. Mike Parson signed a bill into law that makes Missouri the 30th state to take action against the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, which seeks to delegitimize and demonize Israel. The ...

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Liberty Alliance launches campaign to support pending crime bill

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Liberty Alliance, a conservative advocacy group, is supporting a Missouri crime reform bill that other conservatives oppose. The organization has launched a digital ad campaign to encourage Gov. Mike Parson to sign ...

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Missouri Supreme Court rules that state must reimburse Planned Parenthood for services

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Missouri must reimburse Planned Parenthood for medical services, the state Supreme Court ruled this week. At issue is House Bill 2011, which is the Department of Social Services appropriations bill for the ...

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Missouri senator to file constitutional amendment to prevent state funding of abortions

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Missouri State Sen. Bill Eigel plans to file a bill in the next legislative session for a constitutional amendment to deny state money to abortion providers. “I’m going to propose a constitutional ...

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Media outlets ignore death threats to black GOP Senator Scott

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News networks ABC, CBS, and NBC have all turned a blind eye to a New York Times report detailing recent death threats and racial slurs being left on the office voicemail of ...

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‘Getting away with murder’ Pelosi says of reform bill written by African-American GOP Senator

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Senate Democrats blocked a police reform bill Wednesday, calling on the African-American Senator who wrote it to start over. Democrat House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi has refused to apologize for stating “So ...

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NCAA may boycott Idaho over law protecting women’s sports

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The “cancel culture” is coming to Idaho after legislators there moved to save women’s sports. The NCAA is considering moving the 2021 men’s basketball tournament games scheduled to be played in Idaho. ...

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Sen. Tim Scott discusses how his faith shapes his views on race relations and police reform

Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, one of three black members of the U.S. Senate, recently discussed faith and race relations with Pastor Greg Laurie of Harvest Crusades. The interview, recorded ...

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Missouri attorney general questions decision to expand mail-in voting

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Attorney General Jay Ashcroft wants all Missourians to be able to vote as safety as possible. He just isn’t sure that expanded mail-in voting is the best way to do it. “It’s ...

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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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How Missouri will handle taxes on stimulus checks

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Missouri residents who received a stimulus check from the federal government because of COVID-19 will not have to pay state income tax under a bill passed by the state senate. The payments ...

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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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New Zealand votes to expand abortion to birth

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In a law passed on Wednesday, the New Zealand parliament narrowly voted to allow abortion up to birth. 10 Daily reports MPs voted 68-51 in favor of the legislation and sent it to ...

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Pelosi tries to sneak abortion funding into coronavirus legislation

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While the Trump administration works to control the spread of the coronavirus and ease Americans’ fears, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is working to put abortion funding into the coronavirus legislation. Pelosi has ...

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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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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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Missouri House committee may vote this week on transgender athlete bill

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Student athletes would have to participate in sports based on their biological sex under a proposed transgender bill in the Missouri House. The General Laws Committee could vote on the bill this ...

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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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New York sued over policy requiring pro-abortion hires at pro-life clinics

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A pro-life crisis pregnancy center in New York has filed religious discrimination lawsuits in federal court. Their goal is to block two laws that force nonprofit groups and religious organizations in New ...

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Bill aims to ban sex offenders from Missouri Conservation areas

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Should registered sex offenders be banned from conservation areas? That’s the aim of a bill put forth by one Missouri legislator. State Rep. Hannah Kelly, R-Mountain Grove, chairs the House Subcommittee on ...

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States vary on respect for dignity of unborn children, Family Research Council finds

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Despite high-profile setbacks in New York, Virginia and elsewhere, many states are recognizing the dignity of the unborn, according to a new study by the Family Research Council. “Fortunately, many states have ...

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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 Legislature will debate regulating transgender athletes

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Many people believe that transgender athletes have an unfair advantage when competing in girls’ sports. Missouri is one of five states where lawmakers are considering legislation that would regulate a biological male’s ...

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Petition aims to force vote on protecting babies who survive abortion

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After Nancy Pelosi and House Democrats voted against it 80 times, a bill to protect babies that have survived an abortion is again being put forth by pro-life legislators. A petition has ...

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Missouri bill to reduce exposure to sexual materials draws fire from libraries

A Missouri lawmaker has introduced a bill to help keep sexual materials out of the hands of children, but library organizations are lining up against it. State Rep. Ben Baker, a Republican ...

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