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.
The city of St. Louis issued four same-sex marriage licenses in a City Hall ceremony.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner says Illinois voters should have decided whether same-sex marriage should be legal in the state.
Advocates for gay marriage are blasting Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner’s stance on the issue as Illinois’ new law allowing same-sex marriages takes effect statewide.
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 Boone County judge has granted what may be the first same-sex divorce in Missouri, which has a constitutional amendment against recognizing same-sex marriages.