Brenda Jones

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    Lawsuit Alleges Reverend Sexually Harassed Female Minister In St. Louis AME Church

    A former African Methodist Episcopal Church minister was hit with a lawsuit Wednesday over allegations of sexual harassment. Filed in St. Louis Circuit Court, the suit alleges that Reverend Frederick McCullough brazenly harassed -- and nearly raped -- an associate female minister during the two y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Gov. Nixon Vetoes SB 749

    In a decision anxiously awaited by both pro-life and reproductive rights groups, Governor Jay Nixon vetoed Senate Bill 749 today. The bill would have made it possible for any "employer, health plan provider, health plan sponsor, health care provider, or any other person or entity" to refuse to prov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2010

    Artgasm: This Weekend's Art Openings, March 12 - 14, 2010

    Of course, there are lots of St. Patrick's Day events going on this weekend, but that's not your only option for weekend entertainment. We've got more art openings here than you can shake a shillelagh at.  If you don't see your show listed, please leave the information in the comments (and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    ACLU Decries Conditions in St. Louis City Jails; Sends Report to Justice Department

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Eastern Missouri released a report today condemning conditions at two St. Louis City jails -- the City Justice Center and the Medium Security Institute. In interviews with a half-dozen corrections officers, the ACLU heard stories of squalor, cover-up, violence a ... More >>

  • News

    July 20, 2005

    Mysterious Departure

    Why did the ACLU's legal director hit the road?