Missouri is a state in the Midwestern United States. With over six million residents, it is the 18th-most populous state of the 50 states. The largest urban areas are St. Louis, Kansas City, Springfield and Columbia; the capital is Jefferson City, near the center of the state on the Missouri River. The state is the 21st-most extensive in area. In the south are the Ozarks, a forested highland, providing timber, minerals, and recreation. The Mississippi River forms the eastern border of the state.
Geographical type: Territory
Latitude: 38.5° N — Longitude: 92.5° W
Area: 180,533 km²
ISO 3166-2 code: US-MO
Measures of Freedom
2014: Overall rank: 18, fiscal policy rank: 9, regulatory policy rank: 24, personal freedom rank: 28, economic freedom rank: 14
31 Dec 2005: Number of Members: 280
Provides various examples of "free speech zone" incidents as well as reactions in the U.S. and overseas
Argues that the facts are crucial when identifying "the agressor and victim in particular cases" such as occurred in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, and separately, that the role of police forces must be re-examined
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