Tag: State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed

RELEASE: Senator Jamilah Nasheed calls for knowingly inducing a suicide to be made a crime

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, presented Senate Bill 791 to the Missouri Senate’s Judiciary and Civil and Criminal Jurisprudence Committee. Also known as “Kenny’s Law,” this bill would allow a person to be charged with second degree involuntary manslaughter if they knowingly cause someone to commit suicide. This includes causing someone to commit suicide through the use of a cellphone or other electronic device. “Our society has a problem with […]

RELESE: Senator Jamilah Nasheed to host sex trafficking awareness day at the state capitol

JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, announced details surrounding Missouri’s annual Sex Trafficking Awareness Day at the State Capitol. The annual event will take place on Jan. 23, 2018. The event is intended to shine light on the dangers of sex trafficking in Missouri and provide lawmakers and the public with vital information regarding the issue. One in 6 of the 18,500 runways reported to the National Center for Missing and Exploited […]