by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on July 2, 2014
"Lengthening the already extensive waiting period serves no demonstrable purpose other than to create emotional and financial hardships for women," Gov. Jay Nixon pointed out.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on June 19, 2014
If an NRA-backed state constitutional amendment passes, it will turn Missouri into a virtual free-for-all for firearms.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on June 17, 2014 Updated: June 17, 2014
The ban was initiated by the local police chief, in part due to concerns raised by business owners.
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by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on June 12, 2014
But moving is easier said than done for impoverished Americans.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on June 4, 2014
An employee who planned to advocate for John Winfield's clemency called him "dedicated to helping those who are in pain."
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on May 29, 2014
These states have all rushed to approve new and dangerous abortion restrictions in the past month.
by Alan Pyke Posted on May 19, 2014 Updated: May 20, 2014
After almost two decades, Missouri is joining most of the country in walking back the connection between the safety net and the drug war.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on May 19, 2014 Updated: May 19, 2014
Missouri doesn't want its inmates to read about the state's "history of secrecy and incompetence" in conducting executions.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on May 15, 2014 Updated: May 15, 2014
But the state, which has one of the worst levels of gun violence in the country, has no similar requirement for firearms.
by Tara Culp-Ressler Posted on May 14, 2014
Activists are determined to continue their citizen's filibuster for a full three days to send their GOP lawmakers a message.