The Missouri Supreme Court upholds the Second Amendment ballot issue that voters approved last August.
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.”
Missouri health care advocates praised a U.S. Supreme Court ruling Thursday that backs nationwide subsidies under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul.
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.
“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.”
“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.
Arguments will be heard Tuesday on challenges to same-sex marriage bans in Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan and Ohio.
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.
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.
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.