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Missouri discrimination cases could have far-reaching implications

Mar 7, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

The Missouri state Supreme Court issued two discrimination rulings last week related to sexual orientation and gender identity, both of... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 27, 2017.

Missouri lawmakers closer to passing expansive pro-life bill

Feb 28, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

The Missouri House of Representatives voted 117-39 Wednesday to send the Missouri Stands for the Unborn Act to the Senate.  Read more

Satanic Temple loses abortion religious freedom case in Missouri

Feb 14, 2019

The Missouri Supreme Court has rejected a legal challenge against an informed consent abortion law from a self-described Satanic Temple... Read more

After welcoming pro-lifers, Missouri Democrats quickly backtrack

Aug 17, 2018

Missouri Democratic leaders have voted to remove language acknowledging different views of abortion from their party platform, drawing criticism from... Read more

Satanic Temple sues to end Missouri pro-life laws

Jan 24, 2018

Pro-life laws in Missouri have drawn the ire of members of the Satanic Temple, which has filed a lawsuit claiming... Read more

Mo. governor right to halt execution, Catholic conference says

Aug 24, 2017

A governor’s decision to stay the imminent execution of a death row inmate following claims of new evidence has drawn... Read more

Pro-life groups praise new Missouri bill curbing abortion

Jul 26, 2017

Pro-lifers lauded a bill that will restrict abortion access in Missouri, granting the state attorney general more power to prosecute... Read more

The Supreme Court of the United States.

Supreme Court rules in favor of church in crucial First Amendment case

Jun 26, 2017

By Matt Hadro

In one of the biggest religious cases of the term, the US Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a church-owned... Read more

Mo. lawmakers override governor's veto to pass pro-life measures

Sep 12, 2014

The Missouri legislature has overridden two vetoes from Gov. Jay Nixon in order to implement a three-day waiting period before... Read more