flag desecration

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A federal appeals court in St. Louis has overturned a Missouri law that makes it a crime to burn or otherwise desecrate the American flag. 

American flag
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Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster is asking a federal appeals court to reinstate Missouri's law prohibiting desecration of the American flag, a law struck down by a federal judge last year.

Newscast for March 23, 2012

Mar 23, 2012
Jacob Fenston / KBIA

Regional news coverage from the KBIA Newsroom, including:

  • Missouri House committee endorses legislation making it a crime for federal officials to enforce the 2010 federal health care overhaul in Missouri. 
  • Missouri House passes $24 billion state budget. 
  • Missouri flag desecration law declared unconstitutional.