During my professional career, I have experienced two major political transformations that fundamentally changed our society. Recent developments in Missouri make me wonder if we’re experiencing a similar transformation today involving gay rights — or, at least, gay marriages in Missouri.
Following Monday’s unexpected Supreme Court decision not to hear appeals over gay marriage, Julia and Regina Johnson went to the Reno County Clerk’s office to apply for a marriage license. After 16 years and six kids, it was time.
Chris Koster says state’s future will be “one of inclusion.”
A judge could rule as early as next week on the matter of same-sex marriage in Missouri.
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.
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.
Missouri’s ban on same-sex marriage is causing the state to lose big money, according to the group PROMO.
A rally was held this morning outside of Cor Jesu Academy in support of the gay faculty and students at the school in the wake of two female teachers fired for marrying each other.
A legal challenge to Missouri’s gay marriage ban returned to court in St. Louis Monday and appears to be headed to trial next month.
Gay marriage in Missouri – it is not on the ballot, there is no campaign, and it’s all in the hands of judges, but marriage equality advocates are launching a public awareness effort at showmemarriage.com.