July 12, 2012 10:09 AM
Finally, Nixon shows guts on contraception bill
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon didn't kowtow to the conservative Republicans this time
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon didn't kowtow to the conservative Republicans this time. On Thursday he [vetoed a bill ](http://midwestdemocracy.com/articles/breaking-gov-nixon-vetoes-contraception-health-insurance-bill/)that the General Assembly had approved in a bid to ban mandatory insurance coverage of contraception, sterilization and abortion. From the Associated Press: "Nixon said Thursday that the legislation was unnecessary. He ...