scotus http://kbia.org en Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks http://kbia.org/post/rare-unanimity-supreme-court-term-plenty-fireworks The nation greets the coming of July each year with fireworks on the National Mall and, days earlier, explosive decisions at the U.S. Supreme Court.<p>While the Mall fireworks dissipate within moments, the court's decisions will have repercussions for decades. Indeed, no sooner was the ink dry on this term's contraception decision than the court's three female justices accused their male colleagues of reneging.<p>"Those who are bound by our decisions usually believe they can take us at our word," wrote Justice Sonia Sotomayor for herself and Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan. Sun, 06 Jul 2014 19:12:00 +0000 Nina Totenberg 55706 at http://kbia.org Rare Unanimity In Supreme Court Term, With Plenty Of Fireworks SCOTUS ruling on union fees could affect Mo. home health care workers http://kbia.org/post/scotus-ruling-union-fees-could-affect-mo-home-health-care-workers <p></p><p>Missouri home health care workers could be affected by a U.S. Supreme Court ruling on union fees in Illinois. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:03:54 +0000 Associated Press 55446 at http://kbia.org SCOTUS ruling on union fees could affect Mo. home health care workers What mid-Missourians are saying about the SCOTUS decisions on same-sex marriage http://kbia.org/post/what-mid-missourians-are-saying-about-scotus-decisions-same-sex-marriage <script src="//storify.com/ColumbiaFAVS/what-missourians-are-saying-about-the-scotus-decis.js" type="text/javascript" language="javascript"></script><noscript>[<a href="//storify.com/ColumbiaFAVS/what-missourians-are-saying-about-the-scotus-decis" target="_blank">View the story "What Missourians are saying about the SCOTUS decisions on same-sex marriage" on Storify</a>]</noscript> This post was brought to you by <a href="http://columbiafavs.com/" target="_blank">Columbia Faith &amp; Values,</a> our local media partner for mid-Missouri religion news.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 15:08:51 +0000 Kellie Moore 36078 at http://kbia.org As It Happened: Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Law http://kbia.org/post/live-blog-health-care-ruling The Supreme Court ruled today that the 2010 <a href="http://www.npr.org/templates/archives/archive.php?thingId=131850001" target="_blank">Affordable Care Act</a> is constitutional — giving the Obama administration a big election year win over conservative critics who argue that the health care overhaul is a step on the way toward socialized medicine.<p>Republican leaders immediately vowed to renew their efforts to repeal the controversial act. Thu, 28 Jun 2012 13:31:00 +0000 Mark Memmott 16665 at http://kbia.org As It Happened: Supreme Court Upholds Health Care Law AG Koster writes SCOTUS about federal health care law http://kbia.org/post/ag-koster-writes-scotus-about-federal-health-care-law <p>Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster wants the U.S. Supreme Court to reject an individual health insurance mandate but uphold other parts of the federal health care law.&nbsp; Tue, 14 Feb 2012 23:45:35 +0000 Associated Press 8814 at http://kbia.org AG Koster writes SCOTUS about federal health care law