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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

A participant holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Photo by AFP/Getty/PEDRO ARMESTRE)

Gay Rights Advocates Rally at Missouri Capitol

On the same day the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on gay marriage, nearly 100 gay rights supporters rallied at Missouri’s Capitol.

03/27/2013

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Webster Congregation Prays For Same-Sex Marriage

The US Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments Tuesday on several cases involving same-sex unions.

03/26/2013

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Illinois Bill Would Outlaw Mandatory Life Sentences For Teens

“The Supreme Court has made clear that children are not the same as adults (and) that these differences must be considered when holding them accountable.”

03/11/2013

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Voter ID Questions Remain: Wash U. Professor

At the core of the photo voter ID debate is politics, Constitutional law professor Greg Magarian said

02/18/2013

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Local Lutheran Leader Weighs In On New Birth Control Guidelines

The Reverend Dr. Matthew Harrison calls this new accommodation for religious institutions that object to the contraception mandate a step in the right direction.

02/06/2013

Missouri DUI Case Goes To The U.S. Supreme Court

“It was a very significant invasion of personal privacy and personal dignity to have someone plunge a needle in your arm while you’re handcuffed and restrained.”

01/08/2013

Update: Battle Lines Drawn on Illinois Concealed Carry

Gun control advocates urged Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan to quickly appeal the ruling.

12/12/2012

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Federal Appeals Court Denies Ryan’s Appeal

A ruling in his favor could have led to Ryan’s release from an Indiana prison. It was widely seen as his last chance to get out of prison early.

08/06/2012

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Mo. Candidates Try To Turn Court Ruling Into Cash

Missouri candidates are wasting little time attempting to turn the U.S. Supreme Court’s health care ruling into campaign cash.

07/01/2012

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