Monthly Archive: April 2016

Apr 24

The Politics of Unions and Business in Missouri

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – Want to start an argument among Missouri politicos? Just bring up unions, business issues and politics. That should get a pointed conversation started. Many of the same debates of 105 are back and in full force in 2016: “paycheck protection” – or, if you oppose the bill, “paycheck …

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Apr 17

Medical Marijuana In Missouri: Should The Law Change?

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by Mike Ferguson   (St. Charles, MO) – The debate isn’t new but it has changed over the last few years. Should Missouri become the next state to decriminalize the possession, distribution and use of marijuana, at least to some degree? New Approach Missouri is among the advocates pushing for some changes in the law …

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Apr 10

SJR39: Protecting Religious Freedom or Anti LGBT Discrimination in Missouri?

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – What happens when the rights of one collide with the rights of another? In some ways, that’s what both sides of the “SJR39” debate are arguing over. If put on the ballot and if approved by voters, that would amend our state constitution and protect clergy and some businesses …

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Apr 03

Ferguson, Missouri: Updates and the Impact on the Entire State (and Nation)

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by Mike Ferguson (St. Charles, MO) – It’s been over a year and a half since Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The unrest, protests and violence that followed is still regularly discussed across Missouri and even in the nation’s capitol. Calls for reforms in law enforcement, education …

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