Tag: U.S. Supreme Court

U.S. Supreme Court rules in favor of church in Trinity Lutheran case

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Supreme Court voted by a 7-2 margin to rule in favor of the Columbia, Missouri’s Trinity Lutheran Church in a case that had serious implications for religious liberty and expenditures by the state. In 2012, the church applied to be a part of the Scrap […]

Attorney General’s office recuses self from Trinity Lutheran case, citing Greitens’ executive order

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Missouri Attorney General’s Office has recused itself from handling a U.S. Supreme Court case due to a conflict of interest. Trinity Lutheran Church in Columbia will argue before the nation’s highest court challenging the state’s denial of an application for a grant from the Department of Natural Resources […]

Missouri Republicans call on McCaskill to confirm Gorsuch

Missouri’s constitutional originalists urged Senate Democrats in Washington D.C. to confirm Neil Gorsuch as the next justice of the Supreme Court in a press conference last week. Rep. Paul Curtman, one of the General Assembly’s more libertarian voices, specifically called on Missouri’s U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill to allow a vote […]

NRA’s LaPierre shows support for Blunt in Columbia

COLUMBIA, Mo. – The National Rifle Association held a special rally to show their support for U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt in his re-election campaign Thursday afternoon at Midway USA headquarters in Columbia. Wayne LaPierre, the executive vice president and primary spokesman for the group, made an appearance and spoke to […]