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A same-sex couple gets married in Michigan after a federal judge overturned the state's gay marriage ban. (Getty Images)

Appeals Court Halts Michigan’s Same-Sex Weddings

Federal court freezes a decision by a lower court that overturned Michigan’s ban on gay marriages.

03/22/2014

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Lawyers: Gay Marriage A Detriment To Children

Attorneys for group appealing ruling that overturned Oklahoma’s gay marriage ban say kids are better off in a home with a mother and father.

02/25/2014

Prospective NFL draft pick Michael Sam made waves when he outed himself as gay. (Getty Images)

Ellis Says Michael Sam “Needs To Go In There, Close His Mouth And Play Foootball

Former Dallas Cowboy defensive end Greg Ellis says there will be discomfort from other players, but he can overcome that by playing well,

02/21/2014

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St. Louis, Kansas City Rank High in Gay Rights Report

This national study by the Human Rights Campaign ranked five Missouri cities on a scale of one to 100 for LGBT inclusion in municipal law.

11/20/2013

File photo of a Bishop holding a cross while leading mass. (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

Conservative Group Concerned About Religious Protections in Ill. Marriage Bill

The Thomas More Society believes the uncertainty will result in hundreds, or even thousands, of lawsuits.

11/20/2013

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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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Ill. Same-Sex Marriage Vote Could Come This Week

“A lot of people in the LGBT community, we’re Christians,” says organizer Scott Cross. “We’re people of faith. We’re your neighbors, your friends, sons, daughters, and families.”

11/05/2013

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Mo. Rep. Upset by Pro-Tolerance Shirt at Book Fair

Rep. Kevin Elmer tweeted Thursday “Nixa Schools failure. HS students working elementary school book fair in gay t-shirts,” along with a picture of the T-shirt.

10/18/2013

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Rutherford Warns of White, Christian Republican Party

“I’ve also said clearly that I don’t think that the Republican Party should be to the point of defining a good Republican, a bad Republican because of abortion, gay rights or guns.”

08/12/2013

A participants holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Photo by AFP/Getty/PEDRO ARMESTRE)

Gay Rights Advocates Rally at Missouri Capitol

On the same day the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on gay marriage, nearly 100 gay rights supporters rallied at Missouri’s Capitol.

03/27/2013

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