Supreme Court Rules for Missouri Church in Playground CaseBy a 7-2 vote, the justices sided with Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri, which had sought a state grant to put a soft surface on its preschool playground.
Judge Rejects Effort to Reinstall Painting in CapitolBates said he was ``sympathetic'' to Pulphus and Clay given how the artwork was treated, but he concluded that they were unlikely to succeed on the merits of their arguments.
Bill Would Improve Missouri Student Journalists' ProtectionsMissouri lawmakers are considering a bill that would place more restrictions on school administrators who want to censor student journalists.
Alleged Puppy Mill Sues Humane Society in Missouri Supreme CourtMary Smith claims the U.S. Humane Society calling her kennel one of the state's "dirty dozen," defamed her and invaded her right to privacy as a private citizen.
VIDEO: Mizzou Mass Media Prof Calls for 'Muscle' Against Media"Hey who wants to help me get this reporter out of here? I need some muscle over here!" Melissa Click, an assistant professor of mass media at Mizzou, can be heard shouting on the video.
Larry Flynt Appeals Exclusion from Execution CaseAttorneys say ruling could impact all Americans.
ACLU Asks Court to Halt Punishment of Student Who Participated in Silent ProtestThe 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.
ACLU Sues Over Missouri Headlight-Flashing TicketThe American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday sued a Kansas City suburb for pulling over a driver for flashing his headlights at oncoming traffic to warn that a speed trap was ahead.
School Accused Of Prohibiting Student From Handing Out Fliers Promoting Prayer EventAn Arizona group has filed a federal lawsuit accusing a suburban Kansas City middle school of violating a student's First Amendment rights by prohibiting the student from handing out fliers promoting a prayer event.
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.
Rev. Rice to Testify in Hearing Today on Homeless ShelterIn testimony today, Rice will seek to blame downtown's homeless problem on the negligence of surrounding communities.
Planned Parenthood Sues Over Abortion Law Telling Docs To Call Fetus 'Unique, Living Human Being'Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit Thursday over a new Kansas law requiring doctors to inform women seeking abortions that they're ending the life of a "whole, separate, unique, living human being."