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House Democrats Call on Nixon to Oppose Cuts to Shear Institute

Students who have participated in a UMSL Sue Shears Institute for Women program Twenty-three Democrat women state representatives delivered a letter today to Governor Nixon governor asking him to veto SB 455, which includes an amendment abolishing the Sue Shear Institute for Women. By Eli Yokley,

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Rachel Maddow Slams GOP On Equal Pay

‘For The Same Work, Dudes Get Paid More’ Huffington Post — May 1 Rachel Maddow spent a considerable amount of time on her Monday show defending her argument that men get paid more than woman. Maddow, who appeared on Sunday’s “Meet The Press,” severely clashed with

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Bill Restricting Drug-Induced Abortion is Burdensome to Women

ALERT:  HB1274 MAY BE HEARD ON THE HOUSE FLOOR NEXT WEEK By Jeremy Truitt – The Maneater (University of Missouri)  It is difficult not to imagine certain Missouri legislators plotting to take away women’s rights with the latest step dictating what women can and cannot

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Women Lag Far Behind Men for Elected Office in Missouri

Posted March 16 — By Doug Moore, St. Louis Post Dispatch ST. LOUIS  There are more women than men registered to vote in every county of Missouri. But when it comes to holding office, men dominate at nearly every level of government. Notable disparities are