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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


Debate over transgender bathroom policy heats up in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – When the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice under President Barack Obama released a statement that directed public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathroom of their preferred gender, Republicans around the country and within the state quickly denounced the decision. In the last few days, more Missouri politicians,

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Hubrecht defends rape comments

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Democratic groups are reacting with outrage to comments made by Rep. Tila Hubrecht, R-Dexter, during debate over a controversial “personhood” bill that could make abortion legal in the state. During Tuesday’s discussion on the perfection of Rep. Mike Moon’s HJR 98, which seeks to “[recognize] the right of every unborn human

Attorney General Chris Koster at the 2016 State of the State Address.


Moon wants to impeach Koster

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Rep. Mike Moon, R-Ash Grove, announced Monday that he has started the impeachment process against Democratic gubernatorial candidate and  Attorney General Chris Koster. Moon sought, but failed, to impeach Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon in 2015. Moon has drafted two resolutions to begin House investigations into Koster to determine whether he neglected the

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Abortion tissue bill passes the house

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – After much discussion Thursday morning, the House of Representatives, with an overwhelming veto-proof majority passed HBs 2069 and 2371 that prevent the sale or donation of fetal remains or tissues that result from an abortion. Rep. Diane Franklin, R-Camdenton, sponsored the legislation and took pains to paint the issue as separate

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Lobbying gift ban passes in the House

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – By a 147-12 vote, the House voted to pass Rep, Justin Alferman’s, R-Hermann, bill to ban lobbyist gifts. The resounding vote count on HB 2166 follows yesterday’s similar perfection vote on the bill. Those who voted against it came from both parties. Rep. Shamed Dogan, R-Ballwin, argued that the bill was


Increased abortion regulation to be a focus for Missouri General Assembly

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With the legislative session fast approaching, Republican legislators have released their agenda for 2016. While ethics reform, economic development, transportation funding and stadium financing (or lack thereof) will be a focus in the coming year, the ongoing battle over abortion rights, restrictions and regulations should also play a central role. Several

House holds another investigative hearing on Planned Parenthood fetal tissue controversy

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Members of the House of Representatives heard further testimony regarding the ongoing Planned Parenthood controversy Wednesday afternoon in a joint committee hearing at the Capitol. The hearing included one of the first primary sources of information from outside of the Department of Health and Senior Services with the appearance of the head


Rallies and protests expected at Capitol for veto session

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – With veto session about to descend upon the Capitol, activists are expected to flood into Jefferson City along with the legislators, lobbyists and other state higher-ups. Veto session always marks a time of action in the Capitol, as lawmakers attempt to get legislation passed to supercede the vetoes of Gov. Jay

Hanaway to attend her second rally outside Columbia Planned Parenthood

COLUMBIA, Mo. – Republican gubernatorial candidate Catherine Hanaway will attend another protest Saturday organized by Mid-Missourians for Life outside the Columbia Planned Parenthood affiliate. Hanaway also attended a similar rally a few weeks ago at the same location, and she is also expected to speak at this event as well. Rep. Mike Moon, R-Ash Grove, is