It’s not right for someone young to be exposed to something so deadly as a gun. Children should not be exposed to guns — especially in schools.
The NRA would support Congress instead of fight members if it could help draft legislation.
As Missouri's legislative session is about to close, some are wondering why so little has been done with tax credit reform.
The Justice Department's decision to issue blanket subpoenas for two months’ worth of records from 20 phone lines used by Associated Press reporters and editors raises questions about the administration's commitment to a truly free press.
The combination of opportunities missed, problems not addressed and unconstitutional pandering made this legislative session one of the worst in recent memory.
The confusion regarding the "reading wars" lies in the technology. What a recently published article in the Missourian calls “phonics-based instruction” is actually “intensive systematic phonics instruction,” a view of phonics that insists we teach all children all the major rules of phonics in a strict order.
There are not enough words to illustrate how disgusted I am by your decision to allow Kevin Crane to speak at commencement. Kevin Crane is a monster. I believe he is single-handedly responsible for keeping an innocent man, Ryan Ferguson, behind bars.
J. Karl Miller seems to believe that any change to Article 60 is contrary to the discipline of the military. Nothing could be further from the truth. It takes time for change to happen, and it will, even with Karl kicking and screaming that it can’t.
The idea that voter ID laws lead to voter suppression is a political charade and grossly exaggerated.
If African-Americans and other cultural groups want a true history based on their values, experiences and insights, they must supplement the media-controlled history with their own history.
Although the survey sample isn't representative of the whole population, 373 people offered their opinion about whether they thought our country was declining.
Dreams and expectations are different for everyone, but a backup system always proves to be valuable.
An issue flared after a civil lawsuit in the Bootheel challenged the Department of Revenue’s collection of personal information as part of its driver’s license permitting process.
The fund is part of the way workers are compensated for serious work-related injuries whch leave them permanently unable to work. Sadly, the fund is now bankrupt.
A fundraising lunch raised more than $6,000 in donations for a young couple struggling to pay for cancer treatment. Donations are still being contributed.
The Missourian covers Columbia City Council meetings regularly, but with DocumentCloud reporters can include more information and notes with their stories.
The plan "Columbia Imagined" is intended to guide the city's growth for the next 20 years. For the plan to be successful, ordinances must be adopted, zoning and land issues must be revised and an engaged citizenry must remain vigilant.
House Bill 436 seeks to nullify any and all past and future federal laws that might infringe upon Missouri’s interpretation of the Second Amendment, which is very different from the Supreme Court’s and which can be summarized thusly: Anything goes.
Records released by the Missouri Department of Social Services contain no indication that anyone called LP’s mother or visited her home. Given the family’s history, a call to the state child abuse hotline would likely have resulted in a search for LP and possibly a return to state supervision.
With state revenues on the rise, Gov. Jay Nixon has been prompted to increase the number of improvement projects he proposed in the State of the State address in January.