There is virtually no scientific support for not allowing kids to be vaccinated.
Amendment 5 preempted Columbia's ordinance prohibiting openly carrying firearms within city limits. But why would anyone want to carry a pistol or rifle openly downtown or to the mall?
Americans have been told to expect a long war in Syria. This country has had experience in long wars.
The trial of Army Staff Sgt. Angel M. Sanchez highlighted one concern that victims' advocates fear most — allegations of intimidation and threats of retaliation for reporting sexual assaults.
The EPA says that an average American family of four can flush more than 100 gallons of water per day down the toilet. Innovations like low-flow toilets and waterless urinals can decrease the amount of water pouring into treatment plants.
The developer of a proposed wind farm has dropped its plan for a wind-power project in the northwest part of the state. However, Missouri should create a board that would review and permit placements of future wind-power projects.
World changes and the lightning fast pace of news call for changes in how the Missourian edits the news and helps its readers stay informed.
In any battle that pits the Earth’s future against the wishes of big donors or constituents worried about their jobs, donors and jobs win every time.
The NFL will lose its dominance in the American entertainment landscape if it doesn't devise a comprehensive solution for handling player misconduct issues.
Journalists' work is essential to democracy, and we should extend to them basic protections.
Despite housing development fiascoes, the city's support of same-sex marriage is this week's silver lining.
The right of self-determination runs through the human spirit, and diverse groups deal with it in their own ways.
The blimp is an advertising tool promoting Rex Sinquefield and Missouri House Speaker John Diehl’s “100 Great Ideas” initiative. It asks the people of Missouri to submit their ideas about improving the state.
Kansas gets it right. The state bans all drivers from texting and driving via its state laws. Missouri and Oklahoma should do the same.
The problem is more political than military, and always was.
MU advertises its commitment to green initiatives, but its actions fall short of that goal.
Given the hefty price tag of border surge operations — now the exclusive burden of Texas taxpayers — more realistic goals are needed.
The proposed constitutional amendment on the November ballot will ask Missouri voters whether to authorize a no-excuses-needed early voting period for future general elections.
California is on the verge of becoming the first state to make it against the law for stores to give shoppers disposable plastic bags with their purchases.
The Missouri Civics Education Initiative is promoting a state law that requires high school students to pass a civics test before graduation.