Month: September 2016

Phillipsburg mom stands by right to own guns after shooting incident

PHILLIPSBURG, Missouri- Chantz Cravens, who lives nearby the Tuesday night shooting incident in Phillipsburg, went to Facebook to make a case for the 2nd Amendment and the right of firearms ownership. She says she wants to protect her family. A 25 year-old man has reportedly been taken into custody after he allegedly fired on two occupants of a vehicle after crashing into it. Nobody was injured and the shooter fled the scene. A passenger in the shooter’s truck is still being sought by law enforcement for questioning. Cravens wrote the following on Facebook: “This happened last night down from our...

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Hartzler, Lankford Lead Amicus Brief Challenging Obama Transgender Order

WASHINGTON, District of Columbia – Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) and Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) on Tuesday led over 100 Members of Congress in an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court to hear a case in which a local school district in Virginia was forced to change policies to accommodate the Department of Education’s overreaching reinterpretation of Title IX, G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board. Title IX is a portion of Education Amendments of 1972, which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. The amicus brief argues: 1) The Department of Education’s interpretation of...

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Conservation Commission names Sara Parker Pauley as Director of the Missouri Department of Conservation

The Missouri Conservation Commission has selected Sara Parker Pauley as the ninth director of the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC), effective Nov. 1, 2016. “As a lifelong conservationist, hunter, and outdoorswoman, Sara Parker Pauley appreciates and understands the value of Missouri’s fish, forest, and wildlife resources,” said Conservation Commission Chair Dave Murphy. “Sara has a breadth of experience and a proven track record of success to lead the Department.” “I look forward to this opportunity the Commission has entrusted me with,” Pauley said. “I began my career working for the Department and I look forward to working with the...

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Dan Rather declares civility dead in politics after debate

Former CBS Anchor Dan Rather  bemoaned what he feels is the loss of civility in American politics after the first Presidential debate between Trump and Clinton. The television journalist who is often accused of having a liberal bias posted the follwing: “Ladies and gentlemen, whatever civility once existed in our politics is tonight officially dead. Never in the history of televised debates have we witnessed such a show. And that’s what the Donald wanted. A show. He got it, but will he be seen as the hero or the villain? If you are a fan of Hillary Clinton, I suspect...

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Lebanon man in Crawford County Jail after resisting arrest

STEELVILLE, Missouri- Joshua Fagan, 29, from Lebanon was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Crawford County according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol. According to the report, Fagan is facing charges of Felony Possession of Stolen Property (Vehicle Keys), Misdemeanor Resisting Arrest, Failure to Yield to an Emergency Vehicle, Speeding, and Improper Passing. Fagan has been placed on a 24 hour hold pending a warrant. He was taken into custody at 4:45...

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