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Missouri May Soon Have Just 1 Abortion Provider Left  Missouri May Soon Have Just 1 Abortion Provider Left 

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Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib Poised to Become the First Muslim Woman in Congress  Michigan Democrat Rashida Tlaib Poised to Become the First Muslim Woman in Congress 

The Michigan House seat previously occupied by longtime Congressman John Conyers, who retired last year amid sexual harassment allegations, is likely to go to former state Rep. Rashida Tlaib. There are no Republicans running against Tlaib in the District 13 House race, meaning that she is poised to become the first…

In Report, Woman Testifies That Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Sexually Assaulted, Slapped Her  In Report, Woman Testifies That Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens Sexually Assaulted, Slapped Her 

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens (R), who is facing a criminal invasion of privacy charge and is the subject of an intensifying Republican-led state House investigation, was accused by a woman under oath of sexual coercion and physical violence, according to a report released by a state House committee.

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens Indicted on Felony Invasion of Privacy Charge  Missouri Governor Eric Greitens Indicted on Felony Invasion of Privacy Charge 

The New York Times reported on Thursday that a St. Louis grand jury indicted Missouri’s first-term Republican Governor Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge.

WTF Is Up With This Corgi Riding a Pony?

On first pass, there is nothing wrong with this Corgi perched atop a pony, trotting into the night like a dragoon riding off to battle. It’s cute, it’s unexpected, all of its ingredients are perfectly calibrated to make the internet scream into its clasped hands. But something is off about this video, and I need to…

Satanic Temple Suit May Crush Restrictive Anti-Abortion Laws in Missouri Satanic Temple Suit May Crush Restrictive Anti-Abortion Laws in Missouri

The Satanic Temple has been battling some of Missouri’s strict abortion laws as an imposition on religious freedom, by way of a lawsuit on behalf of a woman identified as Mary Doe. It seems like it might actually work.

Missouri Lawmaker Suggests Lynching People Who Vandalize Confederate Monuments Missouri Lawmaker Suggests Lynching People Who Vandalize Confederate Monuments

Missouri State Representative Warren Love is backpedaling after he posted, then deleted, a horribly offensive Facebook post in which he said that he hoped those vandalizing Confederate statue be lynched to death. This comes, of course, weeks after neo-Nazis descended upon Charlottesville, Virginia to defend…

Missouri Votes to Burden Women With More Unnecessary Abortion Restrictions Missouri Votes to Burden Women With More Unnecessary Abortion Restrictions

Missouri is the place to go for obviously batshit abortion legislature, but it’s also a place where more seemingly moderate provisions have success. On Tuesday, SB5 passed through the Missouri Senate, and it is expected to be signed into law by Governor Eric Greitens. Once in place, SB5 will make getting an abortion…

Dipshit Missouri Lawmaker Beheads Chicken on Facebook Live to Announce Anti-Abortion Bill Dipshit Missouri Lawmaker Beheads Chicken on Facebook Live to Announce Anti-Abortion Bill

Missouri State Rep. Mike Moon is a politician who has compared abortion to the Holocaust, proposed adding an exhibit on abortion tools next to the slavery exhibit in Missouri’s State Museum, and filed legislation to give an embryo the rights of a person. On Monday, Moon pulled another gross stunt in the name of the…

Missouri Fights Over 'Abortion Sanctuary Cities' Missouri Fights Over 'Abortion Sanctuary Cities'

If there is one positive result of the Trump presidency, it’s that, along with our president, America has been forced to take a nationwide crash course on how government works. (We’re all learning!) Loosely defined sanctuary policies have created several power struggles amongst liberal cities which want to make their…

This Farthead Wants to Rename the St. Louis Zoo 'The Midwest Abortion Sanctuary City Zoological Park' This Farthead Wants to Rename the St. Louis Zoo 'The Midwest Abortion Sanctuary City Zoological Park'

Can you imagine hating something so much that you think, our only option is to involve the zoo animals? I understand that zoo animals don’t care about politics because they don’t understand them. I also can infer that they wouldn’t care even if they could understand them, because zoo animals are prisoners without…

A Conversation with Abortion: Stories Women Tell Director Tracy Droz Tragos on Judgment and Choice  A Conversation with Abortion: Stories Women Tell Director Tracy Droz Tragos on Judgment and Choice 

In 2014, the state of Missouri passed a 72-hour waiting period for women seeking abortions. The waiting period, which makes no exceptions for rape or incest victims, is one of the most restrictive in the nation and is particularly difficult for poor and working women to navigate. There is only one abortion clinic in…

New Video Footage Of Michael Brown Raises More Questions About His Death New Video Footage Of Michael Brown Raises More Questions About His Death

On August 9, 2014—two and a half years ago—Michael Brown, a black 18-year-old resident of Ferguson, Missouri, was gunned down by white police officer Darren Wilson. His death reignited a national outcry against the United States’ legacy of police brutality and the racism that structures our criminal justice system.…

Missouri Rep Wants the State Museum to House a Permanent 'History of Abortion' Exhibition Missouri Rep Wants the State Museum to House a Permanent 'History of Abortion' Exhibition

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Jewish Cemetery Vandalized in St. Louis, Community Centers Receive Threats Jewish Cemetery Vandalized in St. Louis, Community Centers Receive Threats

Today, in a wave of anti-Semitic violence, dozens of headstones at a Jewish cemetery were vandalized while Jewish Community Centers across the country received bomb threats.

Conviction Overturned for Black Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Failing to Disclose HIV-Positive Status to Partners Conviction Overturned for Black Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Failing to Disclose HIV-Positive Status to Partners

About 18 months ago, Lindenwood University student Michael L. Johnson was convicted of the Class A felony of “recklessly exposing another person to HIV,” which in Missouri carries a maximum sentence of 30 years in prison. The conviction raised an outcry amongst LGBT and human rights advocates—and now it’s been…

In Preparation for What May Come, Abortion Rights Activists in 3 States File Suits to Challenge Restrictions  In Preparation for What May Come, Abortion Rights Activists in 3 States File Suits to Challenge Restrictions 

Abortion rights activists have filed lawsuits in Alaska, Missouri and North Carolina Wednesday in a challenge to laws that impose strict restrictions on the constitutional right to have an abortion.

Incoming Missouri State Representative Accuses Colleague of Rape, Asks That He Not Be Sworn In Incoming Missouri State Representative Accuses Colleague of Rape, Asks That He Not Be Sworn In

A Missouri woman who will soon be sworn in as a state representative is accusing another incoming state rep of rape. Cora Faith Walker wrote a letter to the state’s Speaker of the House, asking that the man she says raped her, Steven Roberts Jr., not be allowed to serve until the police investigation is complete.…

14-Year-Old Boy in Critical Condition After Being Shot By St. Louis Police

A 14-year-old African American boy is in critical, but stable, condition after being shot by police on Sunday morning in St. Louis, Missouri.

First Openly Gay Woman Wins Miss Missouri First Openly Gay Woman Wins Miss Missouri

Missouri has crowned its first openly gay pageant contestant, 23-year-old Erin O’Flaherty.

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