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House Committee on Children and Family

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

Allen West

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Q&A with former Congressman Allen West

Former Congressman and retired Army Lt. Col. Allen West will be heading to the Show Me State in two weeks, where he’ll be the keynote speaker at the Missouri Cattlemen’s Association’s ‘Straight Talk’ event.  The Missouri Times caught up with the former Republican representative of Florida’s 22nd Congressional District to discuss his views on several


Schaaf introduces Missouri Restoration of Voting Rights Act

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Sen. Rob Schaaf, R-St. Joseph, introduced SB 924 on Thursday, dubbed the “Missouri Restoration of Voting Rights Act.” Currently, felons on probation or parole may not vote. The bill would restore suffrage to those citizens. “Probation and parole are meant to prevent citizens convicted of crimes from doing bad things, not