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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26:  Same-sex marriage supporters rejoice after the U.S Supreme Court hands down a ruling regarding same-sex marriage June 26, 2015 outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC. The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

The Latest: Missouri Reacts to Gay Marriage Ruling

The latest reaction in Missouri to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to legalize marriages between same-sex couples

06/26/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26:  A man holds a rainbow flag in support of same-sex marriage outside the U.S. Supreme Court June 26, 2015 in Washington, DC. The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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.”

06/26/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26:  Same-sex marriage supporters rejoice after the U.S Supreme Court hands down a ruling regarding same-sex marriage June 26, 2015 outside the Supreme Court in Washington, DC. The high court ruled that same-sex couples have the right to marry in all 50 states. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.

06/26/2015

A participant holds a rainbow flag during the gay and lesbian pride parade. (Photo by AFP/Getty/PEDRO ARMESTRE)

Illinois May Ban ‘Conversion Therapy’ for Gays Under 18

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.

06/03/2015

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

Poll Shows Decline in Opposition for Same-Sex Marriage

A new poll says the number of Illinois residents against same-sex marriage continues to dwindle.

05/01/2015

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

Ill. County Clerks Hesitant over Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

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.

03/03/2014

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Pope Francis: “Who Am I to Judge” Gay Clergy

His predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, authored a document that said men with deep-rooted homosexual tendencies should not be priests.

07/29/2013

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Illinois Civil Union Medical Benefits Debated

The federal Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as between one man and one woman, some federal benefits aren’t afforded.

03/05/2012

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Domestic Partners Register in University City

City Clerk says the registration carries more symbolic than practical benefit.

06/01/2011