Religious GOP Lawmaker Explains Why He Voted Against SJR39There are procedural moves that could revive the proposal.
Missouri Panel to Hear Input on Religious-Objections MeasureThe hearing is the first since Senate Democrats staged a failed filibuster against the legislation for 37 hours.
Kansas Ends Volatile 2014 with 154 Same-Sex MarriagesReports show that 154 same-sex couples wed in Kansas during a volatile period in late 2014, months before the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark ruling that legalized the unions nationwide.
Judge Jails Kentucky Clerk for Refusing Marriage LicensesA defiant county clerk was sent to jail for contempt Thursday after insisting that her ``conscience will not allow'' her to follow a federal judge's orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.
Dent County Commission Votes to 'Mourn' Same-Sex MarriageA 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.
Nixon Directs Agencies to Implement Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage RulingGov. 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: Missouri Reacts to Gay Marriage RulingThe latest reaction in Missouri to the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to legalize marriages between same-sex couples
Missouri LGBT Equality Advocate: Gay Marriage Ruling 'An Incredible Win'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."
Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage NationwideThe Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.
Illinois May Ban 'Conversion Therapy' for Gays Under 18Opposing 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.
Poll Shows Decline in Opposition for Same-Sex MarriageA new poll says the number of Illinois residents against same-sex marriage continues to dwindle.
Ill. County Clerks Hesitant over Same-Sex Marriage LicensesCounty 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.