Category: Press Release

RELEASE: New Report Ranks Missouri as the 43rd Worst State for Occupational Licensing

Job-Killing Licensing: How Does Missouri Rank? State occupational licensing laws force more American workers than ever to get a government permission slip before getting a job—and these laws are often overly burdensome, irrational and arbitrary, according to a new national study. The study finds that Missouri imposes heavy licensing burdens […]

High school students earn top honors in statewide finals of 2017 Constitution Project

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Supreme Court of Missouri has recognized the winners of the 2017 statewide finals of Missouri’s Constitution Project, an intensive, experiential competition in which high school students gain experience in the fields of journalism, crime scene investigation and trial advocacy. Individuals from twelve schools earned awards […]

RELEASE: NARAL Condemns Greitens’ Attack on Birth Control Access

Playing Politics With Our Healthcare, Greitens’ Move Could Undermine Access to Affordable Contraception in Missouri In response to the latest attack on women’s healthcare and reproductive freedom at the hands of Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri’s Alison Dreith released the following statement: “Since he took office, Gov. Greitens […]

RELEASE: Columbia Bans Discrimination Against Pregnant Women with New City Ordinance

City Council Passes B 321-17 COLUMBIA, Mo. – The Columbia City Council took an important step today toward ensuring that communities remain respectful toward women and families. The council unanimously passed the NARAL Missouri-endorsed ordinance updating the city’s nondiscrimination protections to include pregnancy, childbirth and other related medical decisions regarding […]