Political Spectrum Allies Urge a Yes on Amendment 9

The government shouldn’t be able to rummage through this deeply personal information. Voting YES on Amendment 9 simply adds “electronic communications and data” to our state constitution, ensuring the government must have a warrant before it investigates the intimate details of our private lives — either in our homes or online.

Learn more about Amendment 9 and why electronic privacy is an issue that strikes a chord with Americans, regardless of their political views. It is time to take a stand to update our privacy laws and protect the liberties that we treasure. Please sign our pledge to vote YES Aug. 5 on Amendment 9.

ACLU FILES SUNSHINE LAW SUIT TO OBTAIN FBI AUDIT

The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri (ACLU of Missouri) filed a Sunshine Law suit today against St. Louis County because the County will not release an FBI audit regarding the embezzlement of county funds by Edward Mueth.

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POLL SHOWS MISSOURIANS OPPOSE 72-HOUR FORCED DELAY BILL

The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri (ACLU of Missouri) released a poll today which shows that 71 percent of Missouri voters want their legislators focusing on jobs and the economy rather than spending more time debating legislation which would force a 72-hour delay on a woman seeking an abortion.

Public Policy Polling (PPP) conducted the poll (summary attached here) of 759 Missouri voters on July 2 and 3, immediately following Gov. Nixon’s veto last week. It found that only 43 percent of Missourians support the legislation, while 50 percent oppose the measure. The data also found that the intensity on this issue is clearly with those opposed to the bill. Fifty-four percent of opponents said how a legislator voted on this bill would impact whether they voted for that lawmaker in November, compared to only 40 percent of bill supporters.

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