First Amendment rights
Missouri law allows anyone with a concealed carry permit to openly display a firearm anywhere in the state.
A federal judge in Chicago has ruled that a long-standing ban on all newspapers at one of the nation’s largest jails violates inmates’ right to free speech.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Missouri filed a civil rights lawsuit against the Kansas City School District today because the district violated a student’s First Amendment rights, according to a news release from the ACLU.
President Barack Obama addressed the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer for the first time publicly today during a news conference.
A bill that would prohibit the discussion of sexual orientation in public schools is being debated in Jefferson City.