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Mo. Supreme Court Upholds Second Amendment Ballot Issue

The Missouri Supreme Court upholds the Second Amendment ballot issue that voters approved last August.

07/01/2015

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

Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Missouri. Photo: Getty Images,  Jordan McAlister

Missouri Advocates Praise Ruling for Health Care Subsidies

Missouri health care advocates praised a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday that backs nationwide subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.

06/25/2015

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C., shows the home page for the HealthCare.gov internet site. (Photo: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Upholds Nationwide Healthcare Law Subsidies

The justices said in a 6-3 ruling that the subsidies that 8.7 million people currently receive to make insurance affordable do not depend on where they live, under the 2010 healthcare law.

06/25/2015

New renderings of proposed St. Louis NFL stadium (Credit: HOK)

No Ruling on St. Louis Football Stadium Vote

“We are moving this quickly,” Blitz says. “We have a new judge who’s willing to get up to speed on what’s been filed in the case, and he’s going to give us a very good hearing on the 25th.”

06/05/2015

Bob McCulloch makes his remarks after taking the oath of office as the St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney  in Clayton, Missouri on January 1, 2015. McCulloch has been the Prosecuting Attorney for St. Louis County since 1991. UPI/Bill Greenblatt

More Claims of Misconduct by McCulloch in Ferguson Grand Jury Investigation

“Mr. McCulloch failed to fulfill his duty of office. So a special prosecutor should be appointed to investigate the grand jury proceeding, itself. Not whether or not Michael Brown was unjustifiably killed. That’s not the question we’re asking,” Ellinger-Locke said.

05/29/2015

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Same-Sex Marriage Could Gain Ground

Arguments will be heard Tuesday on challenges to same-sex marriage bans in Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan and Ohio.

04/28/2015

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Chief Dotson Blasts Amendment Allowing Felons to be Armed

St. 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.

03/02/2015

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Federal Judge Rules Against Missouri Gay Marriage Ban

The judge said he could find no reason for the state to dictate that people of the same gender can’t be married, but he delayed the effect of his ruling while it is appealed.

11/07/2014

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Koster Walking Fine Line Between Personal Position and Duties of Office

He is a supporter of gay marriage, but Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster says he will ask the Missouri Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling this week that clears the way for gay marriage in the state.

11/06/2014

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