missouri constitution http://kbia.org en Missouri Senate endorses cellphone protections http://kbia.org/post/missouri-senate-endorses-cellphone-protections <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri voters could get to decide whether to boost the constitutional protections available for their cellphones.</p><p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:23:35 +0000 Associated Press 50635 at http://kbia.org Missouri Senate endorses cellphone protections Mo. House endorses parental rights amendment http://kbia.org/post/mo-house-endorses-parental-rights-amendment <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Missouri's House has endorsed a proposed amendment to the state Constitution that would enshrine a fundamental right for parents to raise their children as they see fit.</p><p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:29:26 +0000 Associated Press 49476 at http://kbia.org Mo. House endorses parental rights amendment Mo. Senate panel endorses rules oversight change http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-panel-endorses-rules-oversight-change <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A&nbsp;<font color="red">Missouri</font>&nbsp;Senate committee has endorsed a constitutional&nbsp;<font color="red">amendment</font>&nbsp;that would protect legislative oversight of proposed rules and regulations.</p><p> Wed, 12 Feb 2014 14:27:36 +0000 Associated Press 48042 at http://kbia.org Senate panel weighs electronic privacy protection http://kbia.org/post/senate-panel-weighs-electronic-privacy-protection <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A Missouri Senate committee is considering whether to extend constitutional protections against unreasonable search and seizure to electronics.</span></p><p> Tue, 28 Jan 2014 13:59:59 +0000 Associated Press 47259 at http://kbia.org Senate panel weighs electronic privacy protection Missouri bill prohibits use of foreign laws http://kbia.org/post/missouri-bill-prohibits-use-foreign-laws <p>Court rulings based on laws made outside the U.S. would be unenforceable in Missouri if those laws violate the state or U.S. constitutions under a bill sent to Gov. Jay Nixon.</p><p>The House passed the measure 109-41 on Wednesday. The bill passed the Senate last month and now heads to the governor.</p><p>Versions of the bill considered in previous years specifically prohibited Islamic Sharia Law, but this legislation would affect all foreign legal codes.</p> Thu, 09 May 2013 13:57:28 +0000 Associated Press 33437 at http://kbia.org Missouri bill prohibits use of foreign laws Mo. Senate backs farmers' rights amendment http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-backs-farmers-rights-amendment <p>The Missouri Senate has passed a proposed constitutional amendment that would guarantee farmers' rights.</p><p>The legislation originally would have barred voters from passing initiatives that would infringe on farmers' rights. But that portion was removed after opposition from senators concerned about blocking the petition process.</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 14:15:52 +0000 Associated Press 31864 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate backs farmers' rights amendment Mo. Senate panel to consider expanded gun rights http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-panel-consider-expanded-gun-rights <p>The Missouri Constitution already enshrines the right to bear arms, but a state senator wants to expand that protection.</p><p>The Senate General Laws Committee scheduled a vote Monday on the proposal by Republican Sen. Kurt Schaefer, of Columbia.</p><p>The proposed constitutional amendment would define the right to bear arms as "inalienable" and require the state to defend against any "infringement" of that right.</p><p>Schaefer filed his measure shortly after President Barack Obama outlined his plans for stricter federal gun control laws.</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 15:21:11 +0000 Associated Press 29816 at http://kbia.org Mo. Senate panel to consider expanded gun rights