Missouri

Missouri Sees Sharp Drop in Life Expectancy

Hawley sounds the alarm on economic roots of deaths of despair

Life expectancy in Missouri fell by nearly a year between 2012 and 2018 as the region has grappled with an epidemic of opioid, suicide, and alcohol-related deaths, according to a new report.

Missouri Senate Passes Pro-Life Reforms

Bill would limit abortions after 8 weeks, prohibit sex, Down syndrome discrimination

The Missouri Senate passed a bill to limit abortions after eight weeks and also protect babies with Down syndrome on Thursday.