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In the Missouri Constitution, Bill of Rights:

Missouri Constitution

Article I

BILL OF RIGHTS


Section 29

Organized labor and collective bargaining.

Section 29. That employees shall have the right to organize and to bargain collectively through representatives of their own choosing.

   [….][footnotes]

   (2007) Section applies to public employees as well as private sector employees. Independence-National Education Association v. Independence School District, 223 S.W.3d 131 (Mo.banc).

[emphasis added]

I wonder what brought this on?:

HB 677

Specifies that any member of the General Assembly who proposes legislation that further restricts an individual’s right to bargain collectively will be guilty of a class D felony

Sponsor: Roorda, Jeff (113)

Co-Sponsor: Burns, Bob (093) … et al.

Proposed Effective Date: 8/28/2013

LR Number: 1783L.01I

Last Action: 2/20/2013 – Introduced and Read First Time (H)

[….]

Heh.

HB 633: we really never do get out of junior high school (February 18, 2013)

Ah, for republicans guns trump everything else. Well, that and abortion and gays. And whatever else Obama and/or Democrats are for.