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Moon’s ‘personhood’ amendment seeks to ban all abortions in Show-Me State

Moon’s ‘personhood’ amendment seeks to ban all abortions in Show-Me State

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Each year, the issue of abortion remains a hotly-contested item in the Missouri Legislature, and this year is no exception, as one lawmaker has returned a measure seeking to outlaw all abortion in Missouri. Rep. Mike Moon, R-Ash Grove, has once again filed his “personhood” legislation in the Missouri House, seeking

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Lavender gun amendment leads to Republican cheers

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Rep. Deb Lavender, D-Kirkwood, might have accidentally strengthened a concealed carry law Wednesday afternoon, when she ran out of time to withdraw an amendment she offered that would open the state capitol to concealed carry for members of the public. Several House Republicans laughed and clapped when Lavender ran out of

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MAF calls on House to pass SJR39

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Alliance for Freedom (MAF) President Ryan Johnson released a statement Monday expressing support for SJR 39, saying he hopes to see it on the statewide ballot for Missourians to vote on this fall. The resolution will be heard before the House Emerging Issues Committee, chaired by Rep. Elijah Haahr, R-Springfield, Tuesday.

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Schaefer introduces parental rights constitutional amendment

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, has introduced a measure which he hopes will result in a constitutional amendment to protect parental rights. Senate Joint Resolution 38 declares that every parent has a fundamental right to exercise control over all aspects of their minor children’s lives without governmental interference. Also included in SJR

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Blunt files amendment to protect midsize TV markets from FCC

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — This week, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt introduced an amendment to protect local television broadcasters with Joint Sales Agreements (JSAs) that had already been approved before the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) new rule in March. Blunt called the new rule, called a “blatant overreach of the Obama Administration,” which would restrict JSAs

Press Release: Speaker Tim Jones joins SGLF’s national effort for constitutional convention to pass a Balanced Budget Amendment

EUREKA, Mo.- Today House Speaker Tim Jones joined state-level leaders to Demand Balance Now and called for support for a Balanced Budget Amendment through a state-led, limited Article V Convention.  This historic initiative is being led by state houses across the nation and is spearheaded nationally by the State Government Leadership Foundation’s citizen pledge.  The

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Amendment admits criminal history in sex crime cases

Eric Zahnd, Protect Missouri Children Co-Chair, is looking to spread voter awareness for an Amendment to the Missouri Constitution. “The passage of this amendment is the single most important development for the protection of children in Missouri,” Zahnd said. The House of Representatives (131-26) and Senate (30-2) overwhelmingly passed House Bill 13 on May 17.

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