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By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org | Sep 05, 2014 1:46 PM | 756
Mothers in Missouri are allowed to breastfeed their children in public, provided they use as much discretion as possible — unless they’re near a public pool in the town of Warrensburg.
By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org | Sep 03, 2014 12:44 PM | 265
During the tumult, turmoil and rage of Ferguson showdown between law enforcement in Ferguson, Mo., Americans everywhere cared about police militarization — a lot.
By Rob Nikolewski | Watchdog.org | Sep 03, 2014 5:00 AM | 549
Vice President Joe Biden may have delivered a fiery speech in support of unions at a Labor Day appearance in Detroit, but a Gallup poll released just days before painted a sobering picture for union backers.
By Rob Nikolewski | Watchdog.org | Aug 15, 2014 3:38 PM | 349
The display of tactics and weaponry in Ferguson, Mo., has elevated the debate over militarization of local law enforcement.
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org | Aug 15, 2014 5:00 AM | 131
  By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org Much of the nation’s attention has been turned on the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Mo., this week as civilian protesters and police officers have clashed in a hail of flash-bang grenades, tear gas and riot gear. The protests began after a still-unnamed St. Louis County police officer shot and killed 18-year-old [...]
By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org | Aug 14, 2014 1:10 PM | 914
  By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org What’s going on in #Ferguson? Police State!! #MikeBrown pic.twitter.com/EVvkMdbRjj — DJ Rubiconski (@Rubiconski) August 14, 2014 Cops are keeping reporters from the #Ferguson site in hopes to keep the awareness down! #WESEEEVERYTHING pic.twitter.com/gu0JFRMWGU — Ferguson Solidarity (@FergusonUnity) August 14, 2014 Why did the cops set up sniper positions in #Ferguson? #MichaelBrown pic.twitter.com/RajlqYuR3E — Mike Prysner (@MikePrysner) [...]
By Josh Peterson | Watchdog.org | Aug 07, 2014 10:07 AM | 310
Privacy advocates scored another win after 75 percent of Missouri voters chose in Tuesday's primary election to amend their state constitution to protect electronic privacy rights.
By Contributor | Watchdog.org | Jun 05, 2014 9:18 AM
By F. Vincent Vernuccio | Michigan Capitol Confidential Brave elected officials and grassroots activists are fighting to make Missouri the 25th state in the country to give workers the freedom to choose whether they want to pay dues or fees to a union. For the first time in more than 35 years lawmakers in the Show-Me state [...]
By Mary C. Tillotson | Watchdog.org | May 29, 2014 5:00 AM | 19
By Mary C. Tillotson | Watchdog.org Referring to a small portion of a bill as a “dangerous voucher scheme,” Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon announced his plan to veto a bill aimed to fix the state’s school transfer system, which most Missourians agree needs a fix. “If it doesn’t (become law), people opposed to school choice will say, ‘Oh, this [...]
By Josh Peterson | Watchdog.org | May 19, 2014 11:54 AM | 56
By Josh Peterson | Watchdog.org Missouri residents will have the chance Nov. 4 to fight back against government electronic spying by amending their state constitution.