Missouri attorney general won't appeal birth control ruling

Thursday, April 11, 2013 | 6:00 p.m. CDT; updated 8:33 p.m. CDT, Thursday, April 11, 2013

JEFFERSON CITY — Democratic Attorney General Chris Koster said Thursday that he won't appeal a federal ruling striking down a Missouri law that exempted moral objectors from a birth control insurance mandate, calling the Republican-backed effort "just plain foolishness."