Tag : Missouri legislation
title : Religious Freedom Bill Filibustered by Missouri Senators Due to Discrimination of Same-Sex Marriage
summary : A 34-hour Democratic senate filibuster, which started Monday in Missouri's capitol of Jefferson City over proposed religious protection measure Senate Joint Resolution 39, is making national news. As of Wednesday morning, to force a vote and end the filibuster, the Republican sponsor of this "religious objections" proposal has distributed a new version of a measure that would allow protections if businesses deny services related to same-sex marriage.
date : Mar 09, 2016 10:22 AM EST
title : Missouri Voters May Decide On Expanded Religious Exemptions For Same-Sex Marriage Ceremonies
summary : Missouri residents could vote in the near future whether to give increased legal protection to representatives of business, church and other religious entities if they decline to provide services for, or participate in, same-sex weddings. Sen. Bob Onder, R-Lake St. Louis, wants to put the question on the ballot this year in the form of a proposed constitutional amendment.
date : Feb 26, 2016 09:09 AM EST