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Scheduled Missouri Execution Temporarily Stayed

The U.S. Supreme Court is expected to rule Wednesday on two petitions regarding Missouri death row inmate Herbert Smulls, the Missouri Attorney General’s office said.

01/29/2014

File photo of anti-abortion protesters. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Kansas Abortion Foes To Converge At Statehouse

Hundreds of abortion opponents are expected to converge on the Kansas Statehouse to mark the anniversary of the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion.

01/22/2014

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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White Supremacist Serial Killer Joseph Paul Franklin Executed

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled early Wednesday that Missouri could proceed with Franklin’s execution, just hours after a lower court blocked it.

11/20/2013

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Mo. Court Seeks More Input on Gay Death Benefits

The state’s high court heard arguments in February on a challenge to a Missouri law that denied survivor benefits to the same-sex partner of a Highway Patrol officer who died in the line of duty.

07/23/2013

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Charlie Brennan – Thursday, June 28th — Face-Off on Supreme Court Ruling on DOMA

Charlie hosts a pro/con on the Supreme Court ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage
Act, with Phyllis Schlafly and Arlene Zarembka.

07/03/2013

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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

Mo Capitol

Mo. Bill Would Require Consent for Fee Collections

The 85-69 vote in the House was just three greater than the minimum number needed to pass legislation and 24 votes short of a two-thirds majority that would be needed for a veto override.

05/14/2013

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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

Concealed Carry 1a, Getty Images, photo by Shelly Katz

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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