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Two Lego men decorate the top of a wedding cake. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

ACLU to Challenge Missouri Gay Marriage Ban

ACLU’s Diane Balogh said the suit will be filed Wednesday in state court in Kansas City, but she refused to discuss specific details.

02/11/2014

File photo of a person placing a ring on another person's finger. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Judge OKs Illinois Marriages for Sick Gay Couples

Illinois last month became the 16th state to legalize gay marriage, but couples can’t apply for licenses until June 1. A ruling changes that if one partner has a life-threatening illness.

12/16/2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan holds a news conference in St. Louis on May 6, 2012. (KMOX/Brad Choat)

Cardinal Dolan: Catholics “Outmarketed” on Gay Marriage

St. Louis native set to appear on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”

11/29/2013

Two Lego men decorate the top of a wedding cake. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

Gay Marriage Q&A Forums To Be Held Across Illinois

Same-sex couples looking to get married next year have plenty of questions. A series of marriage forums around the state may provide the answers.

11/25/2013

Missouri State Rep Questions Legality of Governor’s Order on Gay Rights

Governor Nixon’s order allows tax benefits to gay couples married in other states

11/16/2013

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Springfield Bishop to Hold ‘Prayers for Exorcism’ on Day Gov. Signs Gay Marriage Bill

Bishop Paprocki and the Catholic Church have been staunch opponents of redefining marriage.

11/15/2013

St. Louis Circuit Court (KMOX/file photo)

The Curious Case of Same-Sex Divorces in Missouri Courts

Columbia Attorney Christine Kiefer got married to her same-sex partner in Iowa and is now seeking a divorce. She says there appears to be just one option.

11/12/2013

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Gov. Quinn Will Sign Gay Marriage Bill This Month

The Chicago Democrat told reporters Wednesday that it’s a matter of logistics for planning an event that will involve numerous activists and advocates involved in lobbying for the measure.

11/06/2013

File photo of a person placing a ring on another person's finger. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Illinois House Votes To Allow Gay Marriages

A historic vote Tuesday in the Illinois House positioned that state to become the largest in the heartland to legalize gay marriage, following months of arduous lobbying efforts by both sides in President Barack Obama’s home state.

11/05/2013

File photo of a person placing a ring on another person's finger. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Debate On Gay Marriage Legislation Begins in Illinois

Democratic Rep. Greg Harris of Chicago addressed House members Tuesday on the floor before the bill was to be called for a vote.

11/05/2013

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