Missouri House Passes Photo ID Requirement for VotersVoters would need to present photo identification at the polls under a measure passed by the Missouri House.
2 Petitions Planned to Ease Missouri Marijuana LawsThe statewide initiative would amend the Missouri Constitution to allow patients to use small amounts of marijuana for medicinal needs.
City of St. Louis Joins Mo. Supreme Court Case on GunsThe 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.
Mo. Lawmaker's Bill Defines 'Violent Felony' in State Gun LawSt. Louis Circuit Judge Robert Dierker has ruled Amendment Five was too broad, and fails to differentiate between violent and non-violent offenders.
Chief Dotson Blasts Amendment Allowing Felons to be ArmedSt. 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.
Missouri Urged to Not Appeal Gay Marriage RulingMore 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 Pass Gun Rights AmendmentMissouri lawmakers have given final approval to a proposed amendment to strengthen the right to bear arms.
Illinois Senate Make Efforts for a Federal Constitution ConventionSome Illinois Senators want to amend a constitution that rules that money during a political campaigns is "protected speech."
Could Fighting Crime with Computers Handcuff Rights?Could computer programs someday wipe out crime? Maybe. But one local attorney is asking—at what cost to your freedoms?
Group Sues Over Mo. School Prayer SessionsA lawsuit filed by a national group seeks to stop teacher-sponsored school prayer sessions at a mid-Missouri high school.
Mo. Supreme Court Hears Arguments on Prior OffensesThe 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.
Missouri Governor Vetoes Legislation That Nullifies Federal Gun Control LawsGov. 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.