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Oral Arguments to Begin Challenging Missouri’s Same-Sex Marriage Ban

Later today in Kansas City, a judge is set to begin listening to arguments in a case that challenges Missouri’s refusal to recognize same-sex unions performed in other states.

09/25/2014

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Missouri National Guard Providing Military Benefits to Same-Sex Couples

Despite Missouri’s ban on gay marriage, the Missouri National Guard is providing military benefits to same-sex couples.

09/20/2013

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Charlie Brennan – Thursday, June 28th — Face-Off on Supreme Court Ruling on DOMA

Charlie hosts a pro/con on the Supreme Court ruling striking down the Defense of Marriage
Act, with Phyllis Schlafly and Arlene Zarembka.

07/03/2013

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Same-Sex Marriage Proponents Remain Doubtful About Mo.

“I couldn’t be elected… Senator in this state if the people who are leading Jefferson City were in sync with Missourians,” Sen. McCaskill said. “There are a lot of Todd Akin wannabes in the Missouri legislature.”

07/01/2013

New York Awaits Vote On Same Sex Marriage

Marriage Equality Sparks Different Reactions from Religious Communities

The local religious communities are reacting differently to the Supreme Court ruling that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act.

06/26/2013

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Illinois Civil Union Medical Benefits Debated

The federal Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as between one man and one woman, some federal benefits aren’t afforded.

03/05/2012

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