Despite Missouri’s ban on gay marriage, the Missouri National Guard is providing military benefits to same-sex couples.
On the same day the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments on gay marriage, nearly 100 gay rights supporters rallied at Missouri’s Capitol.
A small southeast Missouri school district is facing a threat of legal action over a policy barring same-sex couples from attending prom together.
Additional benefits could cost $1.2 million per year.
Civil unions are supposed to give couples the same rights under law as marriage, but ” those rights are often denied.”
Professor Susan Murray says she hopes Thursday’s vote at the Rolla campus will send a message to the Missouri Board of Curators.
The vast majority of same-sex households were in or near some of Missouri’s largest cities, including St. Louis, Kansas City and Columbia.
Attorney Alan Freed speaks with us about University City and their recent granting of spousal rights to same-sex couples, and we hear from Dr. Joe Primrose and KMOX’s Megan Lynch in part of her ongoing series on drug use.