Rick Brattin

Missouri Rep. Rick Brattin (Photo courtesy of Facebook)

Mo. Rep. Pushes Bill Requiring Father’s Signature for Abortion, Except in Cases of ‘Legitimate Rape’

A GOP lawmaker in Missouri introduced a bill that requires pregnant women to receive written consent from the father of the child before an abortion can be performed – or in exceptional cases of “legitimate rape.”

12/17/2014

Photo: Getty/Joe Raedle

Mo. Legislators Reconsider Food Stamps for Drug Felons

For nearly 20 years, drug felons have been barred from getting food stamps. Now, a bi-partisan bill in the Missouri legislature would return those benefits.

03/31/2014

Concealed Carry 1a, Getty Images, photo by Shelly Katz

Mo. Bill Would Have Sheriffs Print Gun ID Cards

The bill is the latest move in an ongoing controversy over the Revenue Department’s controversial scanning of concealed carry documents.

04/24/2013

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Missouri House Endorses Sweeping Gun Proposals

It would expand who can buy and carry weapons, while also declaring federal gun control proposals unenforceable within the state’s borders.

04/18/2013

Two Missouri Gun Bills, Two Very Different Objectives

One measure would put guns in the hands of teachers; the other would close gun show loopholes.

12/20/2012

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