Posts Tagged ‘Missouri’
Man who sent threatening, offensive messages to alderwoman and others fails to persuade court that they amounted to political speech.
Sheriff ends distribution of local newspapers after inmate’s letter to the editor appears in weekly to which he subscribed.
Town’s efforts to stop Pure Pleasure Boutique included citations, fines and refusing to hook up water and sewer lines.
Federal judge assesses compensatory damages for man jailed seven hours for shredding a U.S. flag in 2009.
Federal judge had dismissed O’Brien Industrial Holdings’ lawsuit, but 8th Circuit halts enforcement of mandate while company appeals.
Man claimed Clayton’s ordinance violated the First Amendment by giving the city manager discretion to decide whether to allow smoking during community events and festivals.
First Amendment advocates, however, have challenged some campus campaigns out of concern that such programs muzzle unpopular speech in the name of tolerance and diversity.
Manchester’s ordinance ‘survives First Amendment scrutiny because it serves a significant government interest,’ judge writes for court.
Opponents say federal judge’s refusal to grant preliminary injunction won’t stop them from pressing on to overturn the statute.
Judge rejects St. Louis business owner’s claim that requiring workplace health plans to cover birth control ‘constitutes a substantial burden on [his] religious exercise.’
Federal judge grants preliminary injunction in lawsuit challenging Cape Girardeau’s ban on leafleting unoccupied vehicles.
New law, which allows religious exemptions from insurance coverage of birth control, appears to be the first in the nation directly rebutting the federal contraception mandate.
Lawsuit claims the statute set to take effect next week is illegally vague and will infringe on free-speech rights guaranteed by the U.S. and state constitutions.
Court: People don’t get fair notice of what is prohibited by ordinance and it chills protected speech.
Measure addresses prayer in public and states that students cannot be compelled to participate in school assignments or educational presentations that violate their religion.