Contested Missouri Religious-Objections Measure Voted DownThe measure failed to advance Wednesday on a 6-6 vote in a House committee. It had previously passed the Senate.
Missouri Companies Band Together to Stop SJR 39The who's who of Missouri companies are wondering why Missouri legislators are pursuing a so-called "religious freedom" measure.
St. Louis-Area Firms Oppose Religious Objections MeasureLeaders from Monsanto, MasterCard and other firms joined Gov. Jay Nixon Friday at the St. Louis Regional Chamber to express opposition to Senate Joint Resolution 39.
Missouri Religious Objections Measure Passes SenateSenators voted 23-7 along party lines to give the measure final approval following the Democratic filibuster, which ground work in the chamber to a halt.
Religious Objection Measure Needs 1 Vote to Advance to HouseThe Republican-led Senate gave initial approval early Wednesday to the proposed constitutional amendment after halting a Democratic filibuster that lasted 37 hours.
39-Hour Filibuster Over Gay Marriage Issue Ends in Missouri SenateA second vote to officially pass the measure in the senate is expected, but Brooks says Democrats could begin another filibuster.
Missouri Democrats Stall Religious Objections MeasureIf the measure is approved by lawmakers, it likely would appear on the ballot in August or November.
The Latest: Missouri Reacts to Gay Marriage RulingThe latest reaction in Missouri to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize marriages between same-sex couples
Marriage Ruling Means Illinois Couples Recognized ElsewhereFor Illinois residents, the most immediate impact of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision legalizing gay marriage nationwide is that same-sex couples can travel out of state knowing their marriages will be recognized elsewhere.
Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage NationwideThe Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.
Same-Sex Marriage Could Gain GroundArguments will be heard Tuesday on challenges to same-sex marriage bans in Kentucky, Tennessee, Michigan and Ohio.
Missouri Lawmakers Try to Appeal Gay Marriage CaseMissouri's Republican legislative leaders are seeking to appeal a court ruling requiring officials to recognize same-sex marriages performed in other states.