missouri
Legislation
‘He flip-flopped’: Missouri legislator one of three in hot water over about-face on school choice

Missouri Rep. Chris Lonsdale, R-Liberty, is taking heat for voting against an open enrollment bill last week after promising during his election campaign to support it and other school… Read More

March 15, 2023
Culture
Missouri needs to ban transgender treatments for minors, says Senator Josh Hawley, as national group decries the treatments for kids

Missouri lawmakers should go ahead and ban transgender treatments for children, in U.S. Sen. Josh Hawley’s considered opinion. Hawley’s office last month launched an investigation of the Washington University Transgender… Read More

March 15, 2023
Legislation
Missouri House passes open enrollment bill

The Missouri House narrowly voted Thursday to allow open enrollment across school districts.  HB 253, spearheaded by Republican Rep. Brad Pollitt, now heads to the… Read More

March 10, 2023
Legislation, Public Education
1 in every 5 Missouri schools is at risk of losing full accreditation after latest test scores plummet 25% statewide

Missouri assessment test results from 2021-22 were released Tuesday, revealing breathtaking performance drops leaving more than 100 school districts short of the full accreditation mark. The Department of… Read More

March 10, 2023
Legislation
Two school choice bills pass committee, head to Missouri Senate floor

Two bills to expand school choice in Missouri passed out of the Senate Committee on Education and Workforce Development on Tuesday. SB 360, sponsored by Sen. Read More

March 7, 2023
Culture
Walgreens says it won’t sell abortion pills in nearly 20 red states

Walgreens announced that it won’t sell abortion pills in states where it is banned or where the legality of the pills remains in question. The decision comes after nearly… Read More

March 6, 2023
Culture, Opinion
Missouri Senate Bill 49 is an essential step to protect Missouri children from ‘sex transition’ treatments

This coming week the Missouri Senate will again see floor debate on Senate Bill 49, legislation designed to protect children from dangerous cross-sex hormones and experimental surgeries. Especially… Read More

March 6, 2023
Culture
Americans deserve to know what the government knows about the ‘likely’ leak of COVID-19 from a lab in Wuhan, China, says Hawley

Josh Hawley wants you to know what he knows about the origin of the COVID-19 virus. The U.S. senator from Missouri, along with Sen. Mike Braun, R-Indiana, introduced the COVID-19… Read More

March 2, 2023
Culture
Missouri State University clings to robust Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs and ‘loyalty oaths’ despite nationwide retreat from them

Even as companies, universities and whole states back away from divisive and legally suspect Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs, Missouri State University is all in – even requiring job applicants… Read More

March 2, 2023
Culture, Homeschools
Homeschool conference to help KC-area families with workshops, curriculum resources

Todd “The Familyman” Wilson grew up in public school. But once he became a dad, he knew he wanted something different for his family. “School is an okay… Read More

March 1, 2023
Courts
Prosecutor Kim Gardner no-show at bill hearing addressing violent crime in St. Louis

Embattled St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kimberly Gardner was absent from a legislative hearing on a measure that would allow an appointment of her replacement in the prosecution of violent… Read More

February 28, 2023
Courts
Librarians, ACLU sue to keep ‘sexually explicit’ books in Missouri schools

(Daily Caller) – Missouri librarians are challenging a state law which bars sexually explicit books from being in the classroom, according to a lawsuit. Under Missouri law,… Read More

February 27, 2023
Legislation, Public Education
Nearly 40% of Missouri’s $10B education dept. budget reflects ‘mission creep’ and ‘bureaucratic bloat,’ says lawmaker

Of the $10 billion allotted to K-12 education in Missouri’s current budget, $4 billion may never make it to the classroom. If that staggering amount of money alarms taxpayers… Read More

February 23, 2023
Courts
Missouri attorney general files ouster of St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner after she keeps suspect free to critically injure young athlete

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner, who has faced searing criticism for repeatedly failing to prosecute serious crimes, is now facing ouster proceedings from the state attorney general. Attorney General… Read More

February 23, 2023
Legislation
Former presidential advisor Kellyanne Conway urges Missouri legislators to enact school choice

As Missouri appears poised to spend an unprecedented amount of money on K-12 education, it must spend it wisely – meaning school choice and an “education renaissance” in the state,… Read More

February 23, 2023
Courts
St Louis prosecutor’s office under fire from all sides as suspect in crash critically injuring teenager had more than 40 bail violations

St. Louis Attorney Kim Gardner’s office is in hot water again as its soft-on-crime prosecutors left a suspected criminal free to commit another crime, this time resulting in the… Read More

February 22, 2023
Culture, Opinion
Urban Christian Academy loses most of its support after leaders abruptly push LGBT agenda

When a Christian school in Kansas City announced it would close due to backlash against its sudden LGBT-inclusivity, the media had a field day while failing to even question… Read More

February 21, 2023
Culture
Hawley files bills, launches investigation of St. Louis Children’s Hospital, to protect children from social media and gender transitions

Bills have been filed and an investigation launched by Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley to protect children from both Big Tech and gender transition treatments. One Hawley bill would authorize patient… Read More

February 17, 2023
Culture
Missouri Senate poised to ban cross-sex surgery and hormones for minors

The Missouri Senate conducted a hearing Tuesday on a bill that would ban gender transition procedures for minors. The Emerging Issues Committee heard arguments for and against… Read More

February 14, 2023
Culture
‘I want my breasts back’: Former transgender clinic employee remembers the horrors of the ‘gender-affirming care’ she once believed in

Lies are most effective when they sound like the truth. And gender-affirming doctors have their lies tailored to perfection, according to one insider. “Research shows that when transgender… Read More

February 9, 2023