Couples challenging Missouri’s refusal to recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in other states say there is no public interest in denying them the same rights as married heterosexuals.
Later today in Kansas City, a judge is set to begin listening to arguments in a case that challenges Missouri’s refusal to recognize same-sex unions performed in other states.
Missouri’s ban on same-sex marriage is causing the state to lose big money, according to the group PROMO.
A rally was held this morning outside of Cor Jesu Academy in support of the gay faculty and students at the school in the wake of two female teachers fired for marrying each other.
There’s a call this morning for alumni of Cor Jesu Academy, an all-girls Catholic high school, to withhold their support for the school following the firing of two gay teachers.
A legal challenge to Missouri’s gay marriage ban returned to court in St. Louis Monday and appears to be headed to trial next month.
A federal judge will hear a lawsuit challenging Missouri’s ban on gay marriage after state Attorney General Chris Koster intervened in the case and moved it out of state court.
Leaders of the Catholic Church are not happy with the groundbreaking ceremony, in which four same-sex couples got married at City Hall.
A spokeswoman for Kansas City’s mayor says he would take actions similar to that of his St. Louis counterpart on same-sex marriage if the city’s charter allowed it.
Koster’s comments Thursday come a day after St. Louis officials issued marriage licenses to four gay couples.