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Gov. Nixon Supports Repealing Mo. Gay Marriage Ban

Gov. Jay Nixon said Thursday that he supports ending Missouri’s same-sex marriage ban and thinks voters should have a chance to repeal an amendment to the state constitution that defines marriage as between a man and a woman.

02/13/2014

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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

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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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State Rep. Will File Articles of Impeachment Against Gov. Nixon

Nick Marshall, a Republican representative from Platte County, announced the plan on his Facebook page, writing that Nixon “disregarded the laws and constitution.”

11/19/2013

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Dolan: Pope Francis Bringing More People to Catholicism

“I can’t walk down the streets of our beloved New York without people coming up to me and saying ‘thanks for Pope Francis, you guys did a good job, we love him'”

11/14/2013

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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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Clergy Letter Asks Ill. House to OK Gay Marriage

The Illinois General Assembly returns to Springfield this week and supporters of gay marriage hope the House will take up the bill.

11/04/2013

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Big Same-Sex Rally in Springfield IL

Activists and supporters frustrated that Illinois still hasn’t legalized same-sex marriages demanded swift action during a rally Tuesday at the state Capitol, as lawmakers returned to Springfield to deal with several other weighty issues.

10/22/2013

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Hundreds Rally at Illinois Capitol For Same-Sex Marriage

Hundreds turned out for the “March on Springfield,” with many waving signs and flags.

10/22/2013

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