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Judge rejects GOP lawmakers’ motion to intervene in Missouri gay marriage case

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Missouri
A judge has rejected an attempt by the Missouri General Assembly’s GOP leadership to stop Kansas City from recognizing same-sex marriages from other states. [...]

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Kansas City, Mo., moves to recognize out-of-state same-sex marriages

Monday, December 8, 2014
Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas City leaders are fighting back against a Missouri legislative effort to stop the city from recognizing legal same-sex marriages performed in other states. [...]

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Missouri county says it will not defend state’s ban on same-sex marriage

Monday, July 7, 2014
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jackson County, Mo., will not fight a lawsuit challenging Missouri's ban on same-sex marriage. Jackson County Executive Mike Sanders tells KMBC-TV that he won’t spend taxpayer money to defend the ban, and that “it’s not the county’s obligation to defend State of Missouri actions.” [...]

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