A Missouri county commission has voted to lower the flags at the county courthouse and the judicial building to “mourn” the legalization of same-sex marriage.
Gov. Jay Nixon today signed an executive order directing all departments, agencies, boards and commissions in the executive branch to take all necessary measures to ensure compliance with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision establishing a Constitutional right to same-sex marriage.
St. Louis Catholic Archbishop Robert Carlson says the decision by the Supreme Court to effectively change the legal definition of marriage in the United States does not alter what he calls “the unassailable truth that marriage is.”
The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.
A new poll says the number of Illinois residents against same-sex marriage continues to dwindle.
The men were married in Iowa two years ago and tried to divorce in St. Louis County, but were told the court didn’t have jurisdiction because of Missouri’s ban on same-sex marriage.
A judge could rule as early as next week on the matter of same-sex marriage in Missouri.
The wife of an area police officer has removed family pictures from Facebook because she fears for her family’s safety.
Six couples filed a federal lawsuit seeking to block South Dakota’s gay marriage ban, leaving North Dakota as the only state in the country with an unchallenged law prohibiting same-sex weddings.
A measure making it easier for inmates to get married is moving through the Missouri Legislature.