In a four-page letter to Missouri Secretary of State Jason Kander, Gov. Jay Nixon said that he disapproved of SB 656 because citizens would be able to bypass the training, education, background check, and permit requirements currently needed to carry a concealed firearm in spaces where it is allowed.
The proposed clauses would add fetuses to the list of Missouri residents who have a "natural right to life" and abolish a pregnant person's right to abortion care.
Zephyr Teachout's pledge to bring charges against ICE agents and officials who commit crimes against immigrants is considered a necessary step in reining in the "rogue agency," advocates say.
Nixon asked people to pray for him and ended with “God bless America” to remind the nation that he was religious and therefore moral, and thus either innocent or deserving of forgiveness. Trump is doing the same with his gaggle of evangelical bootlickers.
Even in cases where leftist insurgents didn’t win, they managed to challenge their opponents’ progressive bonafides, said Javier Valdés of Make the Road Action.
The centuries-old practice of giving birth at home, assisted by midwives, once common in rural areas, has become too costly and too complicated for some Appalachian families.
No shame: A state senator whose business has been accused of workplace discrimination led the charge to defang a law that protects laborers from bias.
A spokesperson for Nixon’s campaign told Rewire.News in an email that the executive order is nearly identical to a similar bill the governor signed 18 months prior.
“People’s anger and animus really built over the idea that [Cuomo] continued to try to make these progressive claims while, every step of the way, he undermined progressive issues across the state."
For far too long, the disability community has been overlooked as a voting bloc deserving of attention by candidates. Cynthia Nixon, Sara Bitter, and state Sen. Barbara L'Italien are all demonstrating how critical it is to change that.