Last week, Republican state legislator Wayne Wallingford introduced his religious freedom bill to the Missouri Senate. We're willing to guess that he's starting to regret his timing. That's because last Wednesday -- two days after his bill hit the Missouri Senate floor -- Arizona governor Jan Bre ... More >>
A Republican state senator introduced a bill this week that would allow Missouri business owners who feel "substantially motivated by religious belief" to discriminate against certain customers. The bill was introduced Monday by Republican Wayne Wallingford. In 2013, the two-term Senator from Cap ... More >>
Missouri got another ribbing from the Daily Show with Jon Stewart last week, this time for a bill before the Missouri Legislature that would allow parents to remove their children from science class during lessons about evolution. (Watch the video from the Daily Show on the next page.) Republican R ... More >>
The Missouri legislature is getting national attention again -- and not exactly the good kind. As we reported last week, Representative Rick Brattin, a Republican, is pushing a proposal to mandate that "intelligent design" be taught in all Missouri schools alongside evolution, telling us that he's a ... More >>
Missouri Representative Rick Brattin, a Republican, has introduced a bill that would mandate schools across the state give "equal treatment" to the theory of evolution and so-called "intelligent design," which is similar to creationism. Why? "I'm a science enthusiast," he tells Daily RFT. "I'm a ... More >>
On Tuesday, Missourians overwhelmingly voted for Amendment 2, more commonly known as the "right to pray" amendment. The amendment ensures that everybody in the state has the right to express their religious beliefs, acknowledge God in public, and pray whether they're in a school, public building or ... More >>
9 p.m. Saturday, June 30. The Heavy Anchor, 5226 Gravois Avenue.
It's nearly March, just six months before the G.O.P. convention, which sounds like a perfect time to celebrate our quadrennial political tradition: culture wars. In Michigan, Republican presidential nominee Rick Santorum is telling folks there shouldn't necessarily be a complete separation of churc ... More >>
8 p.m. Saturday, July 30. Cicero's, 6691 Delmar Boulevard, University City.
Don't drink the Kool-Aid, warn plaintiffs.In November 2012, Missouri voters will be asked to approve an amendment to the state constitution, titled Religious Freedom in Public Places. According to the sponsor of the resolution, Republican Mike McGhee of the western Missouri town of Odessa, the am ... More >>
Naseem MahdiReligions have different traditions, rituals and beliefs, and sometimes they clash. But, says an imam who is heading to St. Louis for an interfaith symposium on peace this weekend, their similarities are striking -- and ultimately promote peace between faiths.Naseem Mahdi is the natio ... More >>
Image viaPat Boone wants you to eat his meat.Do you like steak? Do you believe that sexual intercourse is a divine gift meant to be enjoyed only between married couples of which one member has a penis and the other a vagina? Then we have good news for you!Gospel singer, Tea Party activist and one ... More >>
8 p.m. Wednesday, March 24. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Fernando de Sousa, Wikimedia Commons Recession. Literally, a pulling back a of a surging, forward-moving tide. The moon never considers whether the tide is a good thing or a bad thing, what its ideal point is along the sand. That's a detachment I sometimes envy when considering the other recession. ... More >>
Joe sounds off about Michael Devlin's plea bargain.
10 p.m. Friday, June 2. Upstairs Lounge (3131 South Grand Boulevard)
Night Watch heralds the invasion of the Russian fantasy blockbuster
Wednesday, February 15, at the Creepy Crawl (412 North Tucker Boulevard)
Saturday, February 11, 8:30 p.m. at the Hi-Pointe (1001 McCausland Avenue)
Week of December 1, 2004
Nicole Kidman falls in love with a ten-year-old boy...sorry, her dead husband
Renowned British folk-rocker Richard Thompson has never seen fit to fit in
IRS employees bring Jesus to the office -- and manage to raise Cain
The fear of terrorism hits the heartland with the postponement of a visit by Salman Rushdie at Washington University
U.S. policy boosted the Taliban into power, and reluctance to anger Afghan ally Pakistan helps keep them there
Dormant end-of-the-world predictions sprout new life with a coming planetary alignment
Woodson Terrace finds a simple but novel solution to the problem posed by having a nativity scene on public property