Tag: Missouri Legislature

Missouri media miss story of new police ‘bill of rights’

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson signed a police officer bill of rights into law July 14, even though other states have moved to repeal their law enforcement officer bills of rights as part of a larger effort to hold police officers accountable. Surprisingly, just over a year after the murder of George Floyd, Missouri’s leading media

Missouri bill curtailing First Amendment rights may pass

BY WILLIAM FREIVOGEL / The Missouri Legislature may override a veto next week and enact the "Second Amendment Preservation Act," a bill that virtually reads the First Amendment out of the Constitution. The law makes it a crime to publish a story identifying a person as a gun-owner. The First Amendment isn't