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Missouri NAACP President Rod Chapel (center) speaks regarding Rep. Bill Lant's attempt to silence his testimony on a discrimination bill Feb. 14, 2017. (Travis Zimpfer/THE MISSOURI TIMES)

Beatty, MO NAACP president call for Lant to step down as chair of Litigation Reform Committee

Beatty, MO NAACP president call for Lant to step down as chair of Litigation Reform Committee

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Following the silencing of Missouri NAACP President Rod Chapel at Monday evening’s Special Committee on Litigation Reform, House Democrats and left-leaning organizations and advocacy groups called for Rep. Bill Lant, R-Pineville, to be removed from his position as chair of the committee. Chapel said Lant should apologize to the members of the state

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Ruling expected soon in same-sex marriage case

KANSAS CITY, Mo. —A ruling can be expected no later than Tuesday in the case brought by the Missouri ACLU against the state charging that its refusal to recognize legal same-sex marriages from other states is unconstitutional. Sources close to the case said a ruling could even be issued before the weekend. Circuit Judge James

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