The action comes after some felons allegedly caught with guns have claimed the state law banning that is unconstitutional because, they claim, a constitutional amendment approved by voters last year gives all Missouri citizens the right to bear arms.
St. Louis Circuit Judge Robert Dierker has ruled Amendment Five was too broad, and fails to differentiate between violent and non-violent offenders.
St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson is not blaming Circuit Judge Robert Dierker’s decision to drop gun possession charges against a convicted felon – he’s holding legislators responsible.
More than 3,000 Missouri residents are asking the state to drop its appeal of a federal ruling that overturns its constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.
Missouri lawmakers have given final approval to a proposed amendment to strengthen the right to bear arms.
Some Illinois Senators want to amend a constitution that rules that money during a political campaigns is “protected speech.”
Could computer programs someday wipe out crime? Maybe. But one local attorney is asking—at what cost to your freedoms?
A lawsuit filed by a national group seeks to stop teacher-sponsored school prayer sessions at a mid-Missouri high school.
The court spent several hours discussing whether sex offenders and people with gun and drug convictions should face further “retrospective” charges after they’ve been sentenced.
Gov. Jay Nixon vetoed legislation Friday that would have made it a crime for federal agents to attempt to enforce federal gun laws in Missouri and could have landed journalists in jail for publishing the names of gun owners in the state.