Couples challenging Missouri’s refusal to recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in other states say there is no public interest in denying them the same rights as married heterosexuals.
In a 5-2 decision, the state’s high court denied the spouse of deceased highway patrolman Dennis Englard survival benefits because he was not married to Englard.
Charlie Brennan – Thursday, May 30th – Eric Holder Story, Busking in STL, Legendary Guitarist Christopher Parkening
Charlie talks with CBS News Reporter Jill Jackson about the Justice Dept. seizing phone records of reporters; with ACLU Legal Director Anthony Rothert about difficult rules, fees and regulations for STL street performers; and with Legendary Classical Guitarist Christopher Parkening.
Violators of the new law could face up to six months in jail and a $500 fine. Repeat offenders could get up to five years in prison.