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Kevin Corlew: Your Boss Should Be Able To Deny You Birth Control

State Rep candidate Kevin Corlew thinks your boss should get to decide whether or not you can have birth control. Sadly, he’s not alone.

Community, Hope and Leadership in Ferguson

Like you, we’ve been consumed this week by the photos and videos and voices of Ferguson. We’re upset, confused, conflicted, mad and sad.  So here are a few stories of community and activism that give us hope and strength for the coming days and weeks. 

Rex Rejected, Again

Candidates propped up by radical STL billionaire Rex Sinquefield were defeated across Missouri today, in a resounding blow to Sinquefield’s dangerous attempts to remake the Missouri legislature in his image.

Another GOP Rep Calls Out Sinquefield Front Group, This Time for "Slander"

GOP Rep. Lyndall Fraker says one of Rex Sinquefield's front groups "continues to slander" conservative Republican legislators. 

Sinquefield's Top Lobbyist a Featured Speaker for Latest ALEC Junket

Travis Brown, Rex Sinquefield's top lobbyist, joined fellow snake oil salesman Art Laffer for a 'plenary lunch' today to promote their new book together. 

Sham. Wow.

Very early this morning, the Missouri Senate approved the GOP’s partisan effort to restrict Missourians’ right to vote through a sham early voting resolution. Don’t be fooled by this resolution – it expressly targets the citizen ballot initiative with language nullifying any other early voting law. 

MOLeg Leaders Pushing Sham Early Voting Proposal

Citizens and community leaders from across Missouri today condemned a Senate committee’s proposed constitutional amendment (HJR90) that would undermine the popular initiative petition to create early voting opportunities in the state.

New Report Exposes ALEC's Influence in Missouri and Kansas

Our new report shows that ALEC has lavished hundreds of thousands of dollars on Kansas and Missouri politicians and those trips have resulted in dozens of bills being introduced on behalf of ALEC’s corporate members. 

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The High Five: Stories We're Following

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