John Loudon

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2014

    Gina Loudon Writes 2,000-Word Essay About Her Teen Daughter Dating a 57-Year-Old Actor

    Missouri's top Tea Party, reality-show D-list family is in the gossip headlines this week, and they seem to be soaking up the attention in the strangest way possible. Here's the deal: Eighteen-year-old Lyda Loudon, daughter of former Republican state senator John Loudon and conservative pundit Gina ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    St. Louis Tea Party Original Gina Loudon on ABC's "Wife Swap"

    Gina Loudon was there at the foot of the Gateway Arch when the St. Louis Tea Party held its first demonstration back in February 2009. She went on to gain national fame for organizing a Buycott of Arizona products in support of the state's controversial immigration laws. She even got her own radio s ... More >>

  • News

    July 30, 2008
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    May 16, 2007

    Life Support

    A stealth bill has legalized midwifery in Missouri — for now.

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2007

    MO Midwifery Bill Lives

    Sen. John Loudon, the Chesterfield Republican who tricked the Missouri Legislature into voting to legalize midwifery, knew exactly why I was calling this morning. When I spoke with Loudon on Friday afternoon for this blog post, he said Democratic senator Chuck Graham of Columbia had successfully bl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 11, 2007

    MO Midwifery Bill: Stillborn Again

    Advocates of home birthing will not likely see passage of a bill legalizing midwifery this year, but they're counting the current legislative session as the most successful to date. That's mainly due to maneuvering by Sen. John Loudon, a Chesterfield Republican who twice brought up the bill, SB303, ... More >>

  • News

    November 20, 2002


    The mayor of tony Creve Coeur and her husband found a novel way of handling political disputes -- they sue critics