A Missouri county commission has voted to lower the flags at the county courthouse and the judicial building to “mourn” the legalization of same-sex marriage.
Gov. Jay Nixon today signed an executive order directing all departments, agencies, boards and commissions in the executive branch to take all necessary measures to ensure compliance with the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision establishing a Constitutional right to same-sex marriage.
The latest reaction in Missouri to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to legalize marriages between same-sex couples
St. Louis Catholic Archbishop Robert Carlson says the decision by the Supreme Court to effectively change the legal definition of marriage in the United States does not alter what he calls “the unassailable truth that marriage is.”
The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.
Opposing lawmakers say this kind of treatment should remain a choice for those who want it. Supporters say it will remain a choice for those over 18, but minors should be protected from it because it is harmful.
A new poll says the number of Illinois residents against same-sex marriage continues to dwindle.
County clerks in western Illinois say they will wait until June 1st to start issuing same-sex marriage licenses, even though two other Illinois counties have started issuing them.
His predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, authored a document that said men with deep-rooted homosexual tendencies should not be priests.
The federal Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as between one man and one woman, some federal benefits aren’t afforded.