Tag: Supreme Court of the United States

SCOTUS decision on abortion could affect Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – Missourians are reacting to perhaps the most impactful Supreme Court decision on abortion since Casey v. Planned Parenthood. The nation’s highest court struck down two provisions of a Texas state law that they believe placed undue burden on a woman’s right to an abortion as decreed under Roe v. […]

Earnings tax challenge may have new legal backing

ST. LOUIS – As legislation was pre-filed last week, Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, offered what may be one of the most talked about bills in the upcoming session. After St. Louis and Kansas City went ahead with their plans to raise the minimum wage within their cities (and after the […]

Missouri organizations respond to Supreme Court’s DOMA ruling

(Additional reporting by Ashley Jost) JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — After the Supreme Court issued highly anticipated rulings on LGBT rights today, state gay rights advocacy groups embraced the rulings as a significant step forward in their efforts, while groups on the more conservative side of the issue shared opposing sentiments. […]