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The statue honoring the confederate states in St. Louis' Forest Park may be moved or may be clarified. A committee is expected to decide if the statue should be moved to a different location or if the inscription should display more clear and historical information. 

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Committee to Decide Fate of Forest Park Statue

St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay is seeking a special committee to consider whether the city’s Confederate Memorial should be moved out of Forest Park.

04/22/2015

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Todd Akin: Abortion ‘More Serious Moral Crime’ Than Slavery

Speaking on KMOX, Congressman Todd Akin said he believes abortion is a more serious moral crime than the “next worse thing,” slavery.

07/16/2014

File photo of Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Kansas Gov Compares Anti-Abortion Protests To Abolitionist Movement

Gov. Sam Brownback says Kansas has been called to be a national leader on moral issues, comparing past anti-abortion protests in Wichita to the abolitionist movement that helped end slavery.

01/16/2014

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Documentary Flyer Depicts Black Slay Supporters As ‘Slayves’

The documentary is titled “Bootlicker” and explores the racial tension in the city since Fire Chief Sherman George was demoted.

02/12/2013