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Republicans v. Republicans: Stem Cell Showdown in Missouri

In an election season where up is down and down is up, a group of Republicans from Missouri are taking a stand in support of embryonic stem cell research.

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Midwives May No Longer Be Felons In Missouri?

Midwives in Missouri may go from felons to legal health care providers if the legislation that has passed the MO Senate today also passes the House.

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Fierce Debate Over Midwifery Licensure

Currently, Missouri midwives must have a nursing degree and work under a doctor’s supervision — otherwise, they are committing a felony. A Senate bill under consideration would expand women’s birthing options — but the Missouri State Medical Association is fighting back.

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Fear and Bigotry In Missouri Immigration Legislation

The impact of anti-immigration policies on women is clear and reflects poorly upon our society. Pamela explores the impact in her home state of Missouri, in her own neighborhood.

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Missouri Law Puts Abortion Providers and Sex-Education Under Attack

Women in Missouri may have to travel out of state to access abortion services. A bill that regulates abortion providers and changes the way sex-ed is taught in public schools is on its way to becoming state law.

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Show Me Responsible, Respectful Leadership

In Missouri, State Auditor Claire McCaskill took a huge step toward defeating social conservative Senator Jim Talent on Meet the Press with her clear, candid and respectful articulation of her views. From Iraq, to a scandal-plagued Congress, from stem cell research bans to abortion, she demonstrated why American voters are tuning out social conservatives and their no longer subtle manipulations of the truth.

“I respect people who disagree with me on principle.”

Respect. How refreshing after the White House, Congress, State Legislatures and School Boards worked overtime disrespecting and stigmatizing any and everyone that didn’t behave as they were told to by the far right.[img_assist|nid=969|title=Watch Claire McCaskill Debate Jim Talent on Stem Cells|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=640|height=523]

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