If any city in Missouri is going to directly challenge the state's ten-year-old constitutional ban on same-sex marriage, it's St. Louis. That was the message from St. Louis mayor Francis Slay Wednesday night when four gay couples married in his office, invoking what's sure to be a lengthy legal bat ... More >>
It doesn't matter what the United States Supreme Court has to say about marriage, God still thinks it should only be between a man and a woman! So says the Archdiocese of St. Louis, which was very quick to jump on today's landmark decision that the Defense of Marriage Act -- the law denying federa ... More >>
St. Louis earned a place on a Forbes magazine list alongside the likes of New York City and Los Angeles. Unfortunately that list was of the dirtiest cities in America, as determined by air and water quality.
It's that time of the year -- football games, turkey dinners, leafy streets ... and the much-anticipated, much-maligned release of the country's most dangerous cities, as tabulated by the independent publisher CQ Press. As we all know, St. Louis currently holds the top slot on the list, much to the ... More >>
Week of December 27, 2007
www.ewg.orgIn a town thirsty for good news, it's no surprise Mayor Francis Slay is crowing about St. Louis' latest triumph. What's the cause for celebration? The U.S. Conference of Mayors recently named St. Louis as the city with the "Best Tasting City Water in America." Take that, Cahokia! But be ... More >>
As gun makers stockpile money for a PR and marketing battle to convince still more citizens to take up arms, besieged cities such as St. Louis aren't taking it lying down. They're returning fire with lawsuits.