legal

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26:  A man holds a rainbow flag in support of same-sex marriage outside the U.S. Supreme Court June 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Missouri LGBT Equality Advocate: Gay Marriage Ruling ‘An Incredible Win’

St. Louis Catholic Archbishop Robert Carlson says the decision by the Supreme Court to effectively change the legal definition of marriage in the United States does not alter what he calls “the unassailable truth that marriage is.”

06/26/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26:  Same-sex marriage supporters rejoice after the U.S Supreme Court hands down a ruling regarding same-sex marriage June 26, 2015 outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC. The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

06/26/2015

not weed

Illinois’s New Weed Businesses Worried About Gun Laws

Medical Marijuana hasn’t been sold legally in Ill., yet, but business owners are worried about being liable for gun incidents at their stores.

06/25/2015

during the final round of the 115th U.S. Open Championship at Chambers Bay on June 21, 2015 in University Place, Washington.

Sunday Notebook: Johnson’s Slip, Cannabis Sales Spike

Dan Reardon found a small story in the Seattle Tribune about Marijuana sales this weekend in Washington.

06/22/2015

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Happy Hour Bill Awaits Gov. Rauner’s Approval

Happy hour drink specials have been banned in Illinois since the late 1980s, but they could make a comeback under a measure awaiting the governor’s signature.

06/05/2015

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Mo. House Passes Expansion of the Castle Doctrine

A guest on someone’s private property could soon have legal rights to use deadly force if the property owner gives consent.

05/01/2015

Hemp

Missouri House Endorses Legalizing Growth of Industrial Hemp

Missouri would regulate and license the growing of industrial hemp as a raw material for manufacturing under a measure supporters say is an economic development measure.

04/21/2015

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Former Homeless Man Threatens to Sue City Over New Football Stadium

A former homeless man is going up against the city of St. Louis on the issue of funding for a new football stadium.

04/07/2015

Bob Mcculloch takes the oath of office as the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney  in Clayton, Missouri on January 1, 2015. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

McCulloch Visit Divides SLU Law School

A law school lecture by St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch is drawing criticism from some Saint Louis University students and professors who object to his handling of the fatal Ferguson police shooting investigation.

02/09/2015

Southeast Missouri Mental Health Center

Padded Walls, Not Prison Cells, For Some Missouri Sex Offenders

Currently, nearly 200 men are part of the SORTS program, not for what they’ve done but for what they might do in the future.

12/26/2013

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