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A mass for religious freedom was held at the New Cathedral on July 2, 2014. Photo: KMOX/Kevin Killeen

SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Decision Has Ripple Effect on St. Louis Archdiocese

The St. Louis Archdiocese has been granted a preliminary injunction so it won’t have to provide its employees mandatory birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

07/02/2014

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Local Scholar Praises SCOTUS Decision on Prayer Before Public Meetings

A local constitutional scholar says that it is not a constitutional problem to say prayers before public meetings.

05/06/2014

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Same-Sex Marriage Proponents Remain Doubtful About Mo.

“I couldn’t be elected… Senator in this state if the people who are leading Jefferson City were in sync with Missourians,” Sen. McCaskill said. “There are a lot of Todd Akin wannabes in the Missouri legislature.”

07/01/2013

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High Court Rules for Monsanto in Patent Case

The justices rejected a farmer’s argument that cheap soybeans he bought from a grain elevator are not covered by the Monsanto patents.

05/13/2013

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Illinois Lt. Gov. Wants Statewide Concealed Carry Law

Lawmakers have until June 9 to craft and pass a concealed carry law, by order of a federal appeals court.

05/07/2013

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Court Fight Could Hold Up Concealed Carry In Illinois

“Until the Supreme Court of the United States has spoken, state courts are not precluded from exercising their own judgments on federal constitutional measures”

02/20/2013

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Monsanto Suit To Be Heard By Supreme Court Today

Vernon Hugh Bowman seems comfortable with the old way of doing things, right down to the rotary-dial telephone he used in a conference call with reporters.

02/19/2013

Jim Roos and a friend celebrate his Supreme Court victory

U.S. Supreme Court Let’s St. Louis Protest Sign Stay Put

City Hall called it an eyesore and an ordinance violation, but the High Court thinks otherwise

02/21/2012

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