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GRAPEVINE, TX - MAY 23:  Jennifer Tyrrell of Bridgeport, Ohio, a Cub Scout den leader who was kicked out in 2012 for being openly gay, embraces her son Cruz Burns, 8, before a news conference at the Great Wolf Lodge May 23, 2013 in Grapevine, Texas. The Boy Scouts of America today ended its policy of prohibiting openly gay youths from participating in Scout activities, while leaving intact its ban on gay adults and leaders.  (Photo by Stewart House/Getty Images)

BSA Allows Gay Leaders, Churches Can Still Be Exclusive

The Boy Scouts of America has ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders but will allow church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.

07/28/2015

File photo of a person holding a gun. (Photo: Getty Images/Scott Barbour)

Convicted Felons Argue They Have Gun Rights Too

A Missouri law prohibits convicted felons from owning a firearm, but they want their Fifth Amendment right.

07/16/2015

FERGUSON, MO - NOVEMBER 17:  Bob McCarty and his son, Sam McCarty place plywood over the windows of their business, Painted Effects, as they prepare to try to protect it from any violent reaction to the grand jury decision on November 17, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri.  The area around St Louis, Missouri prepares for the release of the grand jury decision in the shooting death of Michael Brown by Darren Wilson, a Ferguson police officer.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

How Much Force Can Business Owners Use to Protect Their Business?

Attorney Richard Lozano weighs in on Missouri’s self-defense law.

11/21/2014

Protesters hold a demonstration against Russian anti-gay legislation and against Russian President Vladimir Putin stands on gay rights, in front of the Russian Consulate in New York, July 31, 2013. Protesters called for a boycott of Russian products and ask the Russian government to repeal the anti-gay propaganda law before the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.       (EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Sochi Olympics Surrounded By Turmoil

SOCHI, Russia (AP) – About 100,000 police, security agents and army troops have pledged to make the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, “the safest Olympics in history”. But the world wide concerns of a possible suicide […]

01/31/2014

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Missouri House OKs Measure Targeting UN Agreement

The legislation bars Missouri state or local officials from adopting policies outlined in a 1992 United Nations document that could affect private property rights.

04/10/2013

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U. City Considers Domestic Partnership Ordinance

Would become first munipality in St. Louis County to adopt such a measure.

05/09/2011

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