jeannie riddle

9:10 am
Thu April 18, 2013

Mo. House OKs tougher abortion drug rules

The Missouri House has endorsed legislation requiring the prescribing doctor to be present when a woman takes any drug to induce an abortion.

The bill received first-round approval 119-41 on Wednesday. It needs another vote to move to the Senate.
Sponsoring House member Jeannie Riddle, a Republican from Mokane, says the legislation is intended to protect women's health and safety. Opponents said the goal appears to be more restriction of abortion.\

4:22 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

Mo. workers could keep gun in locked cars

Drab Mayko FLICKR

The Missouri House has advanced legislation guaranteeing state workers the right to keep firearms in their vehicles on state property when they're on the job.

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