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Snyder v. Joplin

The ACLU of Missouri filed a lawsuit against the city of Joplin for violating the First Amendment rights of a man panhandling to survive.

In February 2018, Joplin amended its city code to unlawfully restrict panhandling by prohibiting it within 150 feet of certain intersections.

April 26, 2018

Hunt v. Wentzville

The ACLU of Missouri has filed a lawsuit against the city of Wentzville for violating a person’s freedom of speech when she was removed from a public board of aldermen meeting by order of the mayor after she raised concerns about a recently installed “In God We Trust” sign on the front of the Cit

April 12, 2018

ACLU v. Missouri Department of Health

ACLU of Missouri has filed a lawsuit against the Missouri Department of Health for not releasing lab results about “unknown chemicals” labeled as “apple cider vinegar” confiscated by St. Louis County Police during September protests in downtown St. Louis.

January 23, 2018

Willson v. City of Bel-Nor

The ACLU filed a lawsuit on behalf of Bel-Nor homeowner Lawrence Willson, who faces fines and imprisonment for violating Bel-Nor’s ordinance for placing political signs in his yard.

January 2, 2018

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