Mar 252013
 
MCC Supports Medicaid Reform Bill

The Missouri Catholic Conference went on record Monday in support of a Medicaid reform bill sponsored by State Representative Jay Barnes (R-Jefferson City). Msgr. Greg Higley, Vicar General for the Diocese of Jefferson City, testified on behalf of the MCC. He noted that the bill included strong pro-life protections, encouraged people to take responsibility for […]

 March 25, 2013  Posted by at 4:46 pm News, SB 749 Veto Override Tagged with:  No Responses »
Jan 042013
 
Federal Judge Deals Blow to Missouri SB 749

Judge Audrey Fleissig, a Federal District judge in St. Louis, has granted a temporary injunction on behalf of the Missouri Insurance Coalition blocking enforcement of SB 749, the religious liberty bill passed last session, Governor Nixon’s veto notwithstanding. The law was passed as a direct challenge to the HHS mandate and requires insurance companies in […]

Sep 282012
 
Message to Attorney General Chris Koster: "Defend the Law"

It is the duty of the attorney general to defend laws passed by the general assembly. But will Attorney General Chris Koster defend the new SB 749 law? A suit has been filed in Cole County Circuit Court seeking a permanent injunction against the new SB 749 law. The suit claims the SB 749 law […]

 September 28, 2012  Posted by at 1:55 pm Religious Liberty, SB 749 Veto Override, Uncategorized No Responses »
Sep 172012
 
Every Vote Counts! SB 749 Veto Override

Every vote counts. SB 749 — the religious freedom bill — passed the Missouri House of Representatives on Wednesday, Sept. 12, by the bare number (109) votes required to override Gov. Nixon’s veto of the bill in July. Every one of those votes was needed. One vote less and no override would have taken place. […]

 September 17, 2012  Posted by at 10:13 am Abortion-Drug Mandate, News, Religious Liberty, SB 749 Veto Override Tagged with:  No Responses »
Sep 142012
 
SB 749 Veto Override Votes

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, the Missouri House and Senate voted to approve an override of Gov. Nixon’s veto of SB 749 to protect religious liberty. The MCC separated the votes of each chamber by diocese. Click the links below to see the votes of the legislators in: the Diocese of Jefferson City the Diocese of […]

 September 14, 2012  Posted by at 12:45 pm Abortion, Abortion-Drug Mandate, News, Religious Liberty, SB 749 Veto Override Tagged with:  1 Response »
Sep 142012
 
SB 749 Veto Override Votes — Legislators in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, the Missouri House and Senate voted to approve an override of Gov. Nixon’s veto of SB 749 to protect religious liberty. The MCC separated the votes of each chamber by diocese. Below is a list showing how the legislators in the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph voted. Click here to download a PDF […]

Sep 142012
 
SB 749 Veto Override Votes — Legislators in the Archdiocese of St. Louis

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, the Missouri House and Senate voted to approve an override of Gov. Nixon’s veto of SB 749 to protect religious liberty. The MCC separated the votes of each chamber by diocese. Below is a list showing how the legislators in the Archdiocese of St. Louis voted. Click here to download a PDF of […]

Sep 142012
 
SB 749 Veto Override Votes — Legislators in the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, the Missouri House and Senate voted to approve an override of Gov. Nixon’s veto of SB 749 to protect religious liberty. The MCC separated the votes of each chamber by diocese. Below is a list showing how the legislators in the Diocese of Springfield-Cape Girardeau voted. Click here to download a PDF of […]

 September 14, 2012  Posted by at 12:30 pm Abortion-Drug Mandate, News, Religious Liberty, SB 749 Veto Override Tagged with:  No Responses »
Sep 132012
 
SB 749 Veto Override Votes — Legislators in the Diocese of Jefferson City

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, the Missouri House and Senate voted to approve an override of Gov. Nixon’s veto of SB 749 to protect religious liberty. The MCC separated the votes of each chamber by diocese. Below is a list showing how the legislators in the Diocese of Jefferson City voted. Click here to download a PDF of […]

 September 13, 2012  Posted by at 4:14 pm Abortion-Drug Mandate, News, Religious Liberty, SB 749 Veto Override Tagged with:  No Responses »
Sep 072012
 
Come to the Capitol for Wednesday's Override Vote

There will be no rally or speakers for the veto override effort on SB 749, but the MCC encourages people to come to the Missouri Capitol on Wednesday to meet with their senator and representative. In this way, you can give moral support to your legislators and make sure they are in their respective chambers when […]