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Gov. Eric Greitens speaks at the Missouri Right to Life legislative day March 14, 2017 as MRL President applauds in the background. (Travis Zimpfer/MISSOURI TIMES)

Pro-life groups finally embrace Greitens at legislative day

Pro-life groups finally embrace Greitens at legislative day

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – As Gov. Eric Greitens took to the stage to hug Missouri Right to Life President Steve Rupp in the Capitol Rotunda, it marked a stark contrast from a six months ago when the influential anti-abortion group would not endorse the man who would become the state’s chief executive. But a year


Schmitt launches ‘Protect Life Coalition’

ST. LOUIS – Sen. Eric Schmitt, R-Glendale, announced a group of anti-abortion advocates Thursday that will serve as his treasurer campaign’s “Protect Life Coalition.” The group consists of current and former state legislators and pro-life activists from across the state who Schmitt says will work as a “sounding board” on issues relating to abortion. “Traveling

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Missouri Right to Life endorses Kinder, Hanaway, Brunner… but not Greitens

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – One of the state’s most influential special interest groups has given their first round of endorsements to statewide candidates. Missouri Right to Life (MRL), a staunch opponent of abortion and related measures, is expected to release a complete list on Monday, but the chosen Republicans from the six statewide races have already begun

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Missouri Right to Life rally troops behind summons

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missouri Right to Life (MRL), the largest and oldest grassroots group in the state, is encouraging members to contact legislative leadership and members in support of pro-life causes. The group’s immediate legislative mission is threefold, first asking their members to thank Senate members for “their work investigating Planned Parenthood and the Pathology

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The Six Biggest Issues of 2016

The time to pre-file legislation has almost elapsed, and legislative leaders are in Jefferson City to determine what will be the major topics of discussion in January. We spoke with several legislators and interest groups to learn what will be the top issues discussed when the gavels drop next week. Transportation funding    MoDOT saw a