Reflecting on the past year’s columns, I find that two of those subjects are being considered before the Supreme Court and a third was adjudicated in the local courts. Regardless of the decisions rendered in these hearings, to wit: voter photo identification, lethal injections in death penalty cases and a drunken driving arrest and subsequent judgment, my convictions are not altered. Reaction to my voter identification column was both varied and predictable. However, it was a bit surprising that Rep. Baker appeared unaware that a Missouri voter is required to provide positive identification before being given a ballot.
Convictions remain unchanged by court hearings
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