6.16.17

Kansas City Star: Missouri Senate Moves to Preempt St. Louis in Late Night Vote

As part of a Special Session targeting abortion “sanctuary cities,” the Missouri Senate has passed legislation that will repeal a St. Louis ordinance, championed by CDLS Partner Elected Official Alderwoman Megan Ellyia-Green, that bans employers and landlords from discriminating against women who have had an abortion, use contraceptives or are pregnant.

Read more on this bill passed by the Senate, here.

The Special Session, which has largely been framed as a partisan move by Governor Greitens, could cost taxpayers up to $128,000 a day.