Same-sex marriage

A same-sex couple gets married in Michigan after a federal judge overturned the state's gay marriage ban. (Getty Images)

Appeals Court Halts Michigan’s Same-Sex Weddings

Federal court freezes a decision by a lower court that overturned Michigan’s ban on gay marriages.

03/22/2014

File photo of a same-sex couple. (credit: AFP/Getty/Stan Honda)

Second Ill. County Issues Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

Champaign County officials said the central Illinois county will begin issuing same-sex marriage licenses Wednesday.

02/26/2014

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Lawyers: Gay Marriage A Detriment To Children

Attorneys for group appealing ruling that overturned Oklahoma’s gay marriage ban say kids are better off in a home with a mother and father.

02/25/2014

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Gay Marriage Foes Scramble After Court Losses

Opponents of same-sex marriage are scrambling to find effective responses, in Congress and state legislatures, to a rash of court rulings that would force some of America’s most conservative states to accept gay nuptials.

02/15/2014

Two Lego men decorate the top of a wedding cake. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

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

File photo of a Bishop holding a cross while leading mass. (Photo by AHMAD AL-RUBAYE/AFP/Getty Images)

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

St. Louis Circuit Court (KMOX/file photo)

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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