$2 million grant to help identify and avert threats for students in rural Missouri schools

As school safety remains a critical issue for students, teachers and families, researchers at the University of Missouri are using a $2 million grant from the Department of Justice to…

Birth control, fertility care not addressed in Missouri ‘trigger law’

Following the leaked Supreme Court draft that would overturn Roe v. Wade, there has been concern about how Missouri’s “trigger law” would impact other forms of birth control — like…

Missouri Republican Proposes Antiabortion Bill That Would Literally Kill Pregnant People

Republican politicians talk a big game about protecting the “sanctity of life,” but when it comes down to it, most of them are full of shit. The tip-off? When they…

Messenger: Probation case of pregnant Missouri woman is a slow-motion tragedy | Tony Messenger

The head public defender in Saline County, Matt Palmer, filed a writ seeking Clevenger’s release. Palmer argued, among other things, that Rolf was wrong to treat Clevenger different than other,…

Messenger: Public defender asks appeals court to release pregnant woman from Missouri prison | Tony Messenger

Palmer knows that simply by filing this writ, he’s made life more difficult for himself, and potentially his other clients in Saline County. That’s simply the reality of rural justice…