Updated: 3:15 p.m. CDT
St. Louis officials have agreed to stop issuing marriage licenses to gay couples pending resolution of the legal case and others in state and federal courts.
A spokeswoman for Mayor Francis Slay says lawyers for the city and state appeared briefly before Circuit Judge Rex Burlison at a Monday status hearing. The judge set a trial date for late September.
Follow this case: State of Missouri v. Carpenter.
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