Norma McCorvey, formerly ‘Jane Roe’ of Roe v Wade, advocates against abortion
“Jane Roe” in 1973's Roe v. Wade case was a pseudonym for Norma McCorvey of Texas. At that time, abortion was outlawed in Texas except in rare cases. The Supreme Court determined that a woman’s right to have an abortion is protected under the Four
Missouri Court of Appeals judges heard arguments for and against keeping Amendment One on the November ballot. The measure would make several ethics reforms and overhaul the state's redistricting system.
Adam T. Thomas of Olathe, candidate for the Kansas House of Representatives, appeared in Johnson County District Court Tuesday on a felony charge of election perjury. Thomas, a Republican, is running for the 26th District House seat.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions directed U.S. Attorneys to battle nationwide court injunctions as he spoke to department attorneys on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at the federal courthouse in downtown Kansas City.
A large crowd turned out Tuesday night in Prairie Village at a public hearing before the planning commission to voice concerns about the neighborhood design standards, guidelines for new home construction and improvements over 200 square feet.
U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill emphasized the middle ground as she spoke to students and took questions, including one on recreational marijuana, on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
This week's Missouri Influencers series is about labor and business interests, which have been at odds over state policy issues at times. But there may be room for common ground when it comes to economic growth.
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