Tagged: Missouri Family Policy Council

Schaefer named Family Champion of the Year

Schaefer named Family Champion of the Year

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Family Policy Council named Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, as their Missouri Family Champion of the Year for 2015 Tuesday. Schaefer said he was grateful to receive the honor....

Sater seeks to ban Down Syndrome abortion

Sater seeks to ban Down Syndrome abortion

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. David Sater, R-Cassville, has pre-filed a bill which would ban the performance of abortion based on a diagnosis of Down Syndrome, calling it discriminatory.    The bill, SB 802, states...

Familiar Face: Ortwerth reflects on his long history in the Capitol

Familiar Face: Ortwerth reflects on his long history in the Capitol

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – At 10 years old, Joe Ortwerth would read the morning newspaper front to back. He did not skip to the funny pages as many children would. Instead, he opted for...