The legislative session in Missouri is finally over. And after months of heated debates on guns, lawmakers have sent controversial bills to the governor that would dramatically change the concealed-carry permit application process -- and increase protections for gun owners.
That is, these bills ma ... More >>
The Missouri legislative session ended last week and one of the many successes the state GOP is celebrating is the passage of a bill to add restrictions to the "abortion pill." It's one of several Republican initiatives that Planned Parenthood is now slamming in the aftermath of the session. It's no ... More >>
The debate around the privacy of gun owners has dominated the legislature this session, with Republican lawmakers' persistent outcry regarding record-keeping in the state. The worry is that the Missouri license bureau, under the direction of Democratic Governor Jay Nixon, could be collecting and st ... More >>
Missouri Republicans have come up with many different ways to express their disdain for President Barack Obama and his health care plan. Notably, GOP leaders are continuing to fight the mandatory coverage of contraception as outlined in federal health-care policy.
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Republican lawmakers in Missouri are pushing forward with yet another bill designed to fight against any gun control -- only this one requires direct buy-in from voters.
That's because Republican State Senator Kurt Schaefer wants to change the Missouri constitution.
"The rights [to bear arms] gu ... More >>
In all the excitement of Tuesday's election and yesterday's aftermath, a few things got overlooked. Yes, Todd Akin's not going to the Senate, but since House terms last only two years, as of the new year, he's going to join the ranks of the unemployed.
Which leads to another question: Who's going t ... More >>
This week isn't the first time Todd Akin has had to answer questions about his relationship with Tim Dreste, one of the country's most infamous anti-abortion activists of the 1990s. But with election day just two weeks away, a national media that's always achin' for some Akin, and news that Akin was ... More >>
tamko.comDavid Humphreys gave $1.31 million to Missouri Republican candidates and causes in 2010.â€‹A major Republican donor who this year alone contributed $125,000 to Peter Kinder's political campaign says he's pulling his support from the candidate. David Humphreys, owner of the Joplin-based Tamk ... More >>
Image viaU.S. Senator Claire McCaskillâ€‹Check out The New York Times this morning on why the Dems chose Charlotte over other contenders for their national convention: St. Louis was widely seen as the next choice to Charlotte...[but] there were broader concerns raised about Missouri....One of the co ... More >>